Deborah J. Ross
writing as Deborah Wheeler
This is a work of fiction. All the characters, events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental.
Copyright © 1993 Deborah Wheeler
Art by Vincent Di Fate. Used with permission.
First published by DAW
All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book in any form.
A Smashwords edition
Published by Book View Cafe
Dust, Kithri thought as she shoved her shoulder against the door of The Thirsty Miner Tavern. The pitted duraplast jerked open, sending a drift of gray-brown powder over her boots. My whole life is turning to dust.