The Planet Masters by Allen L. Wold
Approx. 73,830 words.
Published on February 22, 2013 by
Larson McCade, enhanced troubleshooter has come to the decadent planet of Seltique, culturally isolated from the rest of the galaxy after its bid for political mastery thousands of years ago. He claims to be researching a pro-galaxy group known as The Core, exterminated in an historic revolution, but is actually looking for an alien artifact that will make him wealthy beyond his dreams...