The Plight of the Eli'ahtna - The War of the Second Iteration, Book Three by Thomas Watson
Approx. 102,920 words.
Published on November 26, 2013.
The Eli'ahtna has been hurled by a freak accident across countless light years, leaving John and Wirolen marooned in uncharted space. As they work to repair their damaged ship, and the friends they've left behind launch a desperate rescue mission to bring them home, the castaways discover that although they are truly lost, they are not a alone.