A mutineer fleet commander. An abandoned miner. A reformer’s widow. A convicted Protector.
Four destinies. One empire.
Nikia Idan thought she lost everything to the Supreme Leader’s regime. She’s about to find out that there’s always more to give – and more to lose.
Captain Drake Elgin risked it all to protect the people of Central. Now the admiralty is coming to collect for his treason.
Tal Imari sacrificed his career to uphold the law. He’s learning that a sentence on a frozen prison world wasn’t the price he’d pay – it was just the beginning.
Brek Trigan gave a lifetime of loyal service to the Consortium, only to be abandoned to a solitary death. But he’s not the only one…
From the frozen prison planets to the glistening streets of Central, corruption and cruelty are tearing the Tribari Empire apart. Four unlikely heroes find themselves on a collision course as they work to save their worlds. If they can’t find a way to bridge their differences, there may be no empire left to protect.