Jhyoti: Planetside by Marcelle Dube
Approx. 14,260 words.
Published on June 10, 2012 by
Falcon Ridge Publishing.
Specialist Jhyoti sen Chandar, exoanthropologist on the Alliance ship Solar Wind, thought she had left behind the harsh caste system of her home planet. Unfortunately, it followed her aboard in the person of Engineer Parma sen Harpar: young, hostile and with a secret that will endanger both women.
Includes a bonus short story: STATION OSCX-9.