Karen was a runaway who had survived the streets but finally run aground. The Existential Society offered a way out – a path to another life. But what would their offer cost her?
This is a 6,300 word SHORT STORY.
Anjica is a human scout searching for resources and mapping the edge of Mechanic space – the systems occupied by the mysterious, implacable foes that wiped out Frexi colony for no reason. All that mankind has in its favor is the faster than light Duncaster drive. But then Anjica finds a secret that explains the Mechanics’ enmity and may give humans an edge. If she can survive to bring it home.
This book contains two linked SHORT STORIES (about 11,000 words).