The shattering conclusion t o the post-apocalyptic and highly acclaimed New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with The Fifth Season , winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2016, and The Obelisk Gate , winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2017. Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel 2018 Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel 2018 The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women. Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which every orogene child can grow up safe. For Nassun, her mother's mastery of the Obelisk Gate comes too late. She has seen the evil of the world, and accepted what her mother will not admit: that sometimes what is corrupt cannot be cleansed, only destroyed. THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS... FOR THE LAST TIME. "Extraordinary." - New York Times on The Fifth Season The Broken Earth The Fifth Season The Obelisk Gate The Stone Sky For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out: The Inheritance Trilogy The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms The Broken Kingdoms The Kingdom of Gods The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition) Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction) The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella) Dreamblood Duology The Killing Moon The Shadowed Sun The Dreamblood Duology (omnibus)
(2018) In the conclusion to Jemisin’s acclaimed trilogy, mother Essun hopes to cleanse the world of evil, while daughter Nassun believes that destruction is the only way forward.