Heris Serrano thought her life was over when a treacherous superior officer forced her to resign from the Regular Space Service. Now she has been offered a chance for vindication and reinstatement - but it means standing alone against the Benignity, an interstellar criminal cartel.
Elizabeth Moon joined the US Marine Corps in 1968, reaching the rank of 1st Lieutenant during active duty. She has also earned degrees in history and biology, run for public office and been a columnist on her local newspaper. She lives near Austin, Texas with her husband and their son.