Published by Bluetrix Books, Smashwords edition.
© 2012 by Kris Katzen
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In Lancing's experience, beauty often concealed danger. She considered Anda a prime example of that fact. The entire planet glistened as if taken from a surreal painting, its white so brilliant that it would have been blinding if not for the automatic filters on the Challenger's viewscreen as the ship swept into orbit.