The Trouble With Thieves by Maurice Alvarez
Approx. 82,550 words.
Published on February 15, 2011.
Kormèr Lezàl is a thief from planet Elmar with a mysterious device that lets him travel the universe in search of new experiences.
Cecil Murphy is a high school genius on Earth. His one desire is to study and learn without the constant threat of abuse by bullies. And he's willing to do anything to stop them.
When their paths cross, both get more than they bargained for.