About this Series
Maurice Broaddus’s sci-fi trilogy Astra Black draws on African traditions to offer a new spin on the space opera genre by taking readers inside a galaxy-spanning empire sprung from Africa, delivering a wealth of great characters, worldbuilding, sweeping plots, and innovative magic.
Epic in scope and intimate in voice, the first book in this action-packed trilogy, Sweep of Stars, follows members of the Muungano empire, who strived to form a utopia when they split away from old earth. Freeing themselves free from the endless wars and oppression of their home planet, the Muungano aim to shape their own futures and create a far-reaching coalition of city-states that stretch from Earth and Mars to Titan.
With the futuristic technology of Black Panther, the scale of The Expanse, and the intricate political maneuverings of Game of Thrones, the Astra Black series offers a thrilling SF experience with heart and style.