Major Pieces (Fiction)

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An adjunct to the Princes' Game series, Major Pieces is a collection of short fiction and vignettes that take places before, throughout, and just after the series.

Publication Data

  • Series: Princes' Game
  • Book: Extra
  • Publication Date: November 2019
  • Editions: Ebook, Paperback
  • Revisions: 1
  • Reader-Commissioned Book


Everybody’s got a story… even the bystanders.

The staff of the Alliance’s foremost reCut from Deserving (Fiction)staurant… the forgotten children of the imperial Chatcaavan harem… the story of how an empress hired a D-per, and an entire ship full of Glaseah came to settle on an alien world… here, woven amid the larger stories of the participants in the Chatcaavan war, are the smaller scenes observed by its minor characters, or shifted by its major ones in moments of contemplation. Major Pieces collects 21 stories starting from before the events of Even the Wingless and ending just prior to the first book of the Jubilee Summer duology. Some are as short as a talk with a therapist and his dog over cookies–others are nearly novel-length examinations of important events previously left off-camera, like the wedding of a wingless freak to an Emperor and his consort. All of them were reader-selected, and many, reader-suggested.

You’ve survived the war. Now come back to the unexplored corners of the story and linger.


  • Warning the referenced story pages contain Spoilers

Tags and Content Notes

  • Tags: psychology, high stakes politics, pirates, galactic war, ensemble cast, dragons, furries, elves (space)
  • Rating: R for violence, adult situations

Table Contents

  • "Prophet's Vigil"
  • "Quest Accepted"
  • "Opening Maneuvers"
  • "Disengage"
  • "Ariihir"
  • "Jackal Chest"
  • "Soldier"
  • "Cookies and Tea"
  • In the Kitchen at Brooke's"
  • "Legacy"
  • "Because"
  • "Patience"
  • "Beacons"
  • "Keepers"
  • "Courting Rights"
  • "Moving Out"
  • "Air-Dancing"
  • "Deserving"
  • "Perspective"
  • "Hope's Navy"
  • "Second Son

Plus two cut scenes:

  • "Missing Piece"
  • "Cut Scene from 'Deserving'"

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