"The Saga of the Skolian Empire chronicles the lives of the members of the ruling family of the Empire in the distant interstellar future, weaving a fine blend of action, romance, and hard science fiction." "The Quantum Rose is the story of Kamoj Argali, the young ruler of an impoverished province on a backward planet. To keep her people from starving, she has agreed to marry Jax Ironbridge, ruler of the prosperous neighboring province. But before they can be wed, Kamoj is forced into marriage with a mysterious stranger from a distant planet, throwing her world into utter chaos."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Catherine Asaro's saga of the Skolian Empire is a passionate tale of love, rivalry and redemption on a distant planet, as two powerful rulers battle for the heart of one remarkable woman.