One minute I was a girl new to the city and out for Chinese. The next I was fighting for my life. Just when I thought I was about to become another statistic, Kristophe Maximillian Cross burst into the alley and saved me by killing my attacker. Without ever physically touching him to do it.
"Your choices are limited. Stay here and face the authorities. Come with me and you agree to obey me."
"I'm in for it and I know it.
My lover is angry with me and I don't blame him at all. I disobeyed direct orders out in the field. I could've been killed. That will never be okay with Arviel."
Lana's star is shining bright. She's saved the Capella Ambassador and dispatched his kidnappers in a daring and risky feat of skill.
Lana was all set to start her career in the solid, staid world of academics when she happened to catch a holograph from the Universal Imperial Fleet's recruiting center. Despite protests from her advisors and peers, she commits to becoming a professional soldier. Right when she's sure she's made a terrible mistake, Lana catches the electric-blue eye of First Commander Arviel.