Admiral Ky Vatta returns to her home planet of Slotter Key expecting painful reminders of loss, but also a hero’s welcome. Instead she’s plunged into a desperate struggle for mere survival, with the elements and unknown enemies against her.
J.L. Forrest writes from the wet techno-jungles of the Pacific Northwest, the high deserts of the Rocky Mountains, or the Old Country in Roma, Italia. His work appears in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Crossed Genres, Third Flatiron, and others.