By Mike Shepherd

Ace Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780441014538, 342pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2006

Kris Longknife has been given her first independent command in the very remote system of Chance, an assignment that's as much exile as promotion.

But Kris isn't on the job long when she captures pirates hiding the location of an uncharted and unpopulated planet of miraculous technology.

About the Author
Mike Shepherd is a pseudonym for Mike Moscoe. Moscoe is a full-time writer who lives in the Pacific Northwest.