Kivita’s latest contract to find an alien relic is the adventure she craves, but her employer has hired Sar Redryll—her former lover—to stop her at any cost. After the relic unleashes powerful abilities in her, human & alien alike hunt her down.
Don Sakers is the author of the Scattered Worlds Mosaic series. He’s explored the thoughts of sapient trees, brought Carmen Miranda’s ghost to Space Station 3, and beaten the “Cold Equations” scenario. His book review column appears in Analog.