10 Bad-Ass Sci-Fi Women

From Katniss to Meg, these heroines have left a mark on the science fiction genre.

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Linh Cinder

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Cinder

By Marissa Meyer

Anyanwu

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Seed to Harvest

By Octavia E. Butler

Katniss Everdeen

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The Hunger Games

By Suzanne Collins

Estraven

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The Left Hand of Darkness

By Ursula K. Le Guin

Lady Jessica

Margaret "Meg" Murray

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A Wrinkle in Time

By Madeleine L'Engle

Friday

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Friday

By Robert A. Heinlein

Thursday Next

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The Eyre Affair

By Jasper Fforde

Consuelo "Connie" Ramos

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Woman on the Edge of Time

By Marge Piercy

Helva

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The Ship Who Sang

By Anne McCraffey