By Sarah K. L. Wilson
Published: October 20, 2011.
Sixteen year old Vera Matsumoto is no longer a pacifist. She just killed a man. Sure it was an act of self defense, and sure he really had it coming, but that isn't going to cut it with her cousin, the Emperor of the Blackwatch Empire, or the people of her home world. She’s broken rule one of the three cardinal rules of the Matsumoto Dynasty.