Mark Jacobsen is a C-17 pilot in the U.S. Air Force and a Middle East Regional Affairs Specialist. He has flown missions to more than 25 countries, speaks Arabic, and studied Conflict Resolution in Jordan. Mark enjoys imaginative, character-driven fiction, and his own writing reflects his interests in politics and international affairs. He is the winner of the 2001 Asimov Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing. He lives in northern California with his wife and three children.
The hostile world of Harambee was settled by refugees seeking a better life. Now General Michael Sheridan commands an ill-fated peacekeeping operation on a world torn apart by poverty, conflict, and exploitation. When he is ordered not to intervene in a horrific genocide, he and his idealistic daughter Claire must risk everything and violate their most cherished principles to stop the killing.