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[VID] "Ancillary Justice" book trailer

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"Ancillary Justice" book trailer from bironic on Vimeo.

SCRIPT (adapted from the source text)

19 years, 3 months, and 1 week ago, I was a troop carrier
An artificial intelligence linked to an army of ancillaries
Until the Lord of the Radch destroyed all but one body

I've followed the trail from planet to planet
Risked failure and death
To obtain justice
Before everything falls to pieces


I listened to a lot of polyphony and shape-note singing before settling on a single female voice blended with more traditional trailer music. Something just makes me think Justice of Toren would enjoy DakhaBrakha's harmonies. The excerpted lyrics aren't important for understanding the vid, but they are:

Над Дунаєм стояла
Над Дунаєм стояла
Косу русу чесал(а)

Which a collaborative of friends settled on a translation of: "Standing over the Danube, she combed out her golden hair."


In order of appearance: Halo/UNSC Infinity, Total Recall (2012), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Expanse, Pumzi, Killjoys, Planet Earth (BBC), Stargate: Continuum, Interstellar, "Bowl Tea" by Wu De, Only Lovers Left Alive, "Brave Man's Bridge" in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park/China, Men in Black III, Doctor Who, bronze statue of Kali, Blade II, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Firefly, Ascension, Gravity, Virtuality, Sunshine, After Earth, Une Africaine dans l'Espace