He found her in the darkness of an embattled moon. Once frozen and forgotten, she may be their only hope.
Her home was destroyed, her memories all but erased.
Imprisoned in cryo for five hundred turns, Tick woke to her world in crisis. Since then she’s been lurking in the shadows of the qubition quarries, willing to fight with knife and fire—until she stumbles on a charming hardrock miner lost in the depths. Though his hands are too soft and his tongue too sharp to suit her quiet, dangerous moon, he makes her yearn impossibly for a life out of the darkness.
His life was torn away, his family lost to him.
Betrayed from a place of honor and luxury into servitude on Ydro-Down, Arjay twists his once-noble aspirations to save Ydro-Down from ruthless corporate control. But he dares to hope he may reclaim the charmed life he lost when he discovers a legal loophole that might legitimize the miners’ claim: the violent, half-feral Tick.
To survive, they must strike a new path together.
The rebellious miners of Ydro-Down may have won a fortune in the rare crystalline mineral that energizes intergalactic travel, but their overlords won’t take the loss without a fight. On the Obsidian Rim, only might makes right. And stepping into the light might mean reaching for the stars…or igniting a fire that will burn their moon, their dreams, and the Salty Way Galaxy to ash.
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Edge of Sunrise
#1 Rock Rift
#2 Fire Strike
#3 Deep Claim