Author: Xiran Jay Zhao
Huaxia's borders are defended by gigantic war machines powered by the vital energy of a pilot and his concubine. The fighting is fierce, and if the men survive, the women are almost always sacrificed. Despite knowing the tragic future that awaits her, Zetian enlists in the army with only one goal: revenge.
Thanks to her exceptional psychic strength, Zetian emerges victorious from the confrontation and becomes the Iron Widow, joining the elite of pilots and pairing up with Li Shimin, the most dangerous and controversial pilot in Huaxia.
Now that she knows what she is capable of, Zetian will use every weapon to stay alive and fight the patriarchal system that rules society and that despises women's lives...