Kayla, a Genetically Engineered Non-human slave, sets aside freedom & the right to love a trueborn when a deadly virus starts killing GENs.
When Miyole’s ship is attacked by pirates, she and a fiery girl named Cassia embark on a mission to rescue Cassia’s abducted brother. Along the way, they fall in love, and the course of Miyole’s life changes forever.
Two-time Prix Aurora Award finalist and winner of The Galaxy Project, Forest’s stories appear in Analog, Asimov’s, OnSpec, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, AE SF Review, and her collection, Immunity to Strange Tales. She edits for Edge Press.