Time and space conquered, Earth is invited to join the Galaxy, but at what price? Each planet entering the Galactic Union must agree to forfeit a percentage of its ancestors to the thriving slave market. Sattyn of Earth, known as the Trader who built her reputation on her word, is betrayed and must submit to enslavement or fight for her place in a merciless Galaxy. More
Time and space are conquered by a galactic corporate entity. The fee for admission to the Galactic Union? A percentage of the dominant sentient beings of each planet seeking membership. Stolen from the past, they become slaves in the present--and Earth willingly pays the price of membership to reap the rewards of a Galactic presence. Senior Thrall Trader Sattyn, a fiercely independent woman of Earth who built her career on the strength of her word, is torn out of her profession, life, and the arms of the man she loves by an unexpected betrayal. From Thrall Trader to a pirate seeking fabled treasure, Sattyn fights to find her place in a merciless Galaxy seeking to enslave her!