Bounced through an asteroid field like a pinball, Major Rita King crashes her damaged star cruiser on a lifeless planet. Her troubles are just beginning.
Rita loves her ship.
Loves the feel of deep space between the stars.
Loves being a galaxy cop. But holding the spot of top pilot in the elite Red Barons leaves little time for anything else in her life. Maybe that’s why she missed the signs that all was not well in her world. Someone she trusted tampered with her ship and sent her out to die.
Things go from bad to worse when Rita’s repaired ship is captured and she is forced to work in a mine filled with a deadly bacteria. Even if she escapes she’ll be a fugitive from the very agency she swore to uphold. Her life in tatters, Rita fights to find answers. Who betrayed her, and why?