To escape the merciless Ithian Alliance, Sair, a fugitive slave, makes a desperate deal with Drea Mennelsohn, captain of the prototype ship, Specter. But putting his life in the hands of a woman as mysterious as she is beguiling could turn out to be the biggest mistake of his life, especially when the price on his head begins to escalate.
Drea seems to want far more from the fugitive than just payment for his passage on her ship. Though neither can deny the sizzling chemistry and growing bond between them, Sair must soon make an agonizing decision that could result in the loss of the remarkable woman he has fallen in love with—and their chance to inherit the stars.
Although Ithian cannibalism is a looming shadow in the hero’s background, but ultimately Inherit the Stars is a tale of discovery, adventure, unlikely alliances and triumph over oppression.
What an extraordinary story. It would make a great movie. It’s got betrayals, wars, admirals making unpopular decisions and races that kill and eat people. Even better, it has several couples that find love in the non-stop chaos and let me tell you, those were fabulous love stories embedded amongst all the craziness going on.
It’s highly imaginative, well-written, and I couldn’t put it down, reading it in one very long day.
It’s long, (114k words) but it was worth the time spent reading.