Neptune Crossing by Jeffrey A. Carver
Series: Chaos Chronicles, Book 1.
Approx. 97,120 words.
Published on September 9, 2010.
When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission—to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth's survival. Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles, by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End—with a new Afterword by the author.