Arcanis is in civil war. The Margravine has been deposed. A plague rages. Sent by TerraFormation with a vaccine to help the war-torn planet, Miles Sheffield is reunited with his best friend and his... More > niece, offering them refuge on Earth.
When Pallas and the other women on the FSS Clara Barton are abducted and sold into slavery, Aric, Miles, and the crew begin a search taking them through the Emeraunt Galaxy and beyond to the law-forsaken depths of the Fringes. There, on the desert planet Bel-Ammon, Aric will find not only his missing wife but an old enemy he never expected to see again. He’ll launch a fight to the death for possession of his own wife and make a decision affecting not only the Throne of Arcanis but the eventual fate of his own family.< Less