9 Trouble in the Dark by Jay Michael Jones
Approx. 104,580 words.
Published on August 12, 2013.
In the terrible aftermath of the Great Attack on the Thuringi Armada, Gareth and the Solenil crew are finally freed from enslavement by the Gharadee, malcontents still plot to overthrow King Stuart, Darien continues his lonely quest to distract the enemy, and the soul of Maranta Shanaugh joins with an Earthian child whose own talents promise to take him far, but not fast enough to suit Maranta.