Empire Star | Study Guide

Samuel R. Delany

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Overview

Author

Samuel R. Delany

Year Published

1966

Type

Novella

Genre

Science Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

The narrator of Empire Star is a crystallized alien life-form called Jewel. He tells the story, alternating between the first-person and third-person omniscient perspectives.

Tense

Empire Star is told in the past tense.

About the Title

The titular Empire Star is the location of the galaxy's central government. It is a place where time and space can be navigated to access and control past or future events.

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