Dazzling space battles, intergalactic politics and rogue AI collide in the second book in this epic space opera series by award-winning author Megan E. O'Keefe
Return to the Protectorate universe with the stunning sequel to Megan E. O'Keefe's acclaimed SF debut VELOCITY WEAPON
Sanda and Tomas are fleeing for their lives after letting the most dangerous smartship in the universe run free. Now, unsure of who to trust, Sanda knows only one thing for certain - to be able to save herself from becoming a pawn of greater powers, she needs to discover the secret of the coordinates hidden in her skull.
But getting to those coordinates is a problem she can't solve alone. They exist beyond a dead gate - a Casimir gate that opened up into a dead-end system without resources worth colonising, and was sealed off. To get through the dead gate, she needs the help of the enemy Nazca. But some Nazca are only interested in the chip in her head - and they'll crack her open to get to it.
Dazzling space battles, intergalactic politics and rogue AI collide in the second book in this epic space opera series
A brilliantly plotted yarn of survival and far-future political intrigue
Full of twists, feints, and deception, O'Keefe's latest presents a visionary world rife with
political intrigue and space adventure
Meticulously plotted, edge-of-your-seat space opera with a soul; a highly promising science-fiction debut
Furious action sequences, funny dialogue and a plot that will keep you guessing every step of the way