Troubled times had come to the small Terran Colony planet of Deanna – and having amusing names for its sun (Ramalama) and two moons (Ding and Dong) hadn't made this quaint little world immune to bad things…
After the shock assassination of a visiting member of the imperial family, and with the three largest cities on Deanna overrun by fascist troops, the local government goes into hiding. With the media and interweb firmly under fascist control, perception and reality begin to take a turn for the surreal - and once the fascists have control of Deanna, the stage is set. War is on its way.
The quirky little colony of Deanna is about to be enveloped in a destructive civil war - replete with a supporting cast of heroes, villains, aliens, victims, perpetrators, volunteers, vampires, space battles, bovine torpedoes - and a little time travel on the side.
"High Steaks" is the sixth title in the Quantum Series by Christina Engela.
"Engela’s latest work is packed with humour, challenging ideas, and science-fiction on a grand scale. It transports readers to a truly original world, filled with bizarre and memorable characters. It tackles social issues while reading like a Terry Pratchett, with some western and sci-fi elements to boot." – Matthew 'Sand-Storm' Fick.