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Note: This story was originally published in an anthology titled Fortune’s Fool, which is now out of print. This version has been revised and reedited for this second edition.
To those who’ve taught me to think beyond. Most especially my Dad, who started me watching Star Trek when I was just a little kid and shares my love of science fiction to this day.
Special thanks to Valerie Tibbs of Tibbs Design for her friendship and enthusiasm for this project, as well as her talent in creating the awesome new cover for this story.
And last but not least, in loving memory of my Mom, who has been an angel on my shoulder at every turn as I do my best to move forward without her steadying influence in my life. I miss you, Mom.
Arcana, Book 1
David is a newly retired special ops soldier, looking to find his way in an unfamiliar civilian world. His first step is to visit an old friend, the owner of a bar called The Rabbit Hole on a distant space station. While there, he meets an intriguing woman who holds the keys to his future.