By Louis Shalako
Published: October 14, 2013.
Lieutenant Newton Shapiro, of H.M.S Hermes, in his first independent command, must sweep Capital City and surrounding areas for deserters.
Hank Beveridge is a survivor, an orphan, by local standards a rich man, with his own ranch, a sawmill, and a herd of mounts that are as much his friends as anything else.
On Third World, men and women of marrying age are as scarce as hen's teeth.