Shi Jin is a rebel, the latest in a long line of those who have challenged the Borderless Empire – and failed. Dropped with a crew of convicts on an uninhabited planet, Shi Jin – and humanity – encounter alien life forms for the first time.
Teresa Frohock is the author of the dark fantasy Miserere: An Autumn Tale and numerous short stories. Currently, she lives in North Carolina. She has long been accused of telling stories, which is a southern colloquialism for lying.