Vitalis - New Beginnings by Jason Halstead
Approx. 32,980 words.
Published on August 27, 2011 by
Novel Concept Publishing LLC.
Shipping in the Rim Systems is dangerous enough without the threat of overzealous “salvage” operators. Add in some troubled new key personnel to the threat of piracy and the transport ship, The Rented Mule, is bound for a rough ride.
Especially when the ride ends up pointed at an undiscovered planet without enough fuel to slow their descent.