Shining Path by Will Tate
Approx. 12,390 words.
Published on September 16, 2011 by
Compelled to find and repossess a starship or face prison, Evan Tanner succeeded. Now he negotiates with his former creditor to do it again--for a lot more money. But Rafael Varga refuses to surrender his ship. The struggle for Shining Path begins with insincere smiles and ends when one of them ends up on the wrong end of a blaster.