“I was on a dead ship on an unknown planet with three trainees freshly graduated into the Imperial Service. I tried to look on the bright side.”
He is the last to wake. The label on his sleeper pad identifies him as an admiral of the Evagardian Empire—a surprise as much to him as to the three recent recruits now under his command. He wears no uniform, and he is ignorant of military protocol, but the ship’s records confirm he is their superior officer.
Whether he is an Evagardian admiral or a spy will be of little consequence if the crew members all end up dead. They are marooned on a strange world, their ship’s systems are failing one by one—and they are not alone.
“A riveting space mystery. A seductive mix of suspense and action.”—William C. Dietz, national bestselling author of The Legion of the Damned novels
“A fast-paced and engaging intrigue, with characters the reader will be attached to and root for despite their flaws and faults...The Martian meets Bourne Identity by way of Alien.”—Marko Kloos, author of Chains of Command
“A wild, page-turning ride through a locked room mystery on a wrecked starship where nothing and no one is what it seems. I can’t wait to see what this great bunch of characters do next.”—Mike Shepherd, author of Kris Longknife: Unrelenting