by Dale Renton
Ever have one of those days when just about everyone you meet tries to kill you? Darthanil 'Dart' Black is quick with a joke, quicker with a blade. For most of his life, he's handled everything that comes his way with one or the other. But when he's accused of murder, Dart finds himself forced to hide out in an alien forest - and the only friend he has left is a symbiotic plant.