The Lereni Trade
by Melanie Nilles
She grew up disregarded by all and put her attention into studying, but Krissa longed for friends. Aliens were the last place she expected to find them. It's not by chance that they've found her. Her Lereni captors have plans for her as an exchange to save their world. Only her life will satisfy the trade, and the only clue why may lie in a stone hanging on her wrist.