Decades ago, conflict wracked the Third Imperium, all but extingushing the lights of civilization. One by one, those lights are going out as isolated enclaves of survivors succumb to disaster. Those that remain cling desperately to what little remains of the old Imperium.
For a handful of brave souls, mere survival is not enough.
Instead they reach out across the stars to re-unite the... [click here for more]
Sir Anders Miracru, a man who hates space travel and starships, inherits a vessel too crippled to even sell for scrap. His only hope is to find a crew that can repair the ship as they go, and a patron who will hire a vessel that is a hazard to navigation.
Fortunately for Sir Anders, the Scout Service needs a ship — any ship — for an urgent mission out in the Great Rift. There, facing... [click here for more]