Book Review of Nnedi Okorafor’s WHO FEARS DEATH

Book Review of Wole Soyinka Prize, Nebula, Hugo Award winner, and more Nnedi Okorafor, PhD.’s Who Fears Death.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Eight: Blog Fifty)

The Captain has returned with the rest of the crew to the Nagua. First Mate “One Eye” Olanis hears fascinating tales about the Horse People from “Wheel Turner” and “Ship Protector”.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Seven)

Amelie feels a hand gently pushing her shoulder.  She grabs the wrist of the hand.  Unlike “Dizzying Blade” she isn’t inclined to stab anyone who awakes her.  “Get up Amelie,” “One Eye” is whispering in her ear.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Six)

“They signaled it will be another day,” “One Eye” shouts down to her with a grin.  “This situation is all yours Assistant Master-at-arms.”

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Five)

Amelie, along with the others gasp as Janet jumps to her feet and lets her blanket fall to the deck. 

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Four)

The dixopus rears its head back and its red and orange flesh turns darker, almost black like oil.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Three)

She realizes the screams are not coming from her dream, but are real, and happening.

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-Two)

“Don’t worry about flicking your hair,” Amelie tells Althea as she attempts again to demonstrate the proper combination of footwork and arm movement when using a sword. 

A Motley Sisterhood of Pirates!  (Part Seven: Blog Forty-One)

Amelie groans and nods her head.  Taking in a deep breath she says in Arsema’s direction, “Oh to be a mermaid at this moment.”