Becalmed: A Diving Universe Novella by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. 17510 words.
Published by WMG Publishing on January 24, 2012. .
Mae, chief linguist on the Ivoire, heads a diplomatic mission to Ukhanda. Her handling of relations with the Quurzod lead to a battle that causes the Ivoire’s anacapa drive to malfunction, stranding the ship in foldspace. Mae can’t remember what she did wrong. If she doesn’t recall it, she won’t be able to prevent another disaster.