Commander Vepal is a Hero. He is also the Yxtrang ambassador to the greater universe.
These two facts do not make Vepal's life easy. But they do make it interesting.
It was Commander Vepal who discovered the continuing orders from Headquarters, far back in old and moldy archives, which directed those of the Troop who had survived the collapse of the old universe to locate, in the new universe, the proper authority to which they might, with honor, offer their allegiance, and their skills.
Because of this discovery, Vepal is made ambassador, while the rest of the Troop continues to prey on those it finds weaker than themselves.
In pursuit of his duty, he and his small delegation put into Inago Station, where there's a military job fair in full swing.
This is a brand-new story set in the bestselling Liaden Universe® created by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller!
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If you have read any of the books by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, you will expect the fast pace, snazzy detail, snappy dialog, and the 'this could happen' reality. OK on a space ship. So this happens while our usual heroes are working elsewhere; Here is the story of an unlikely honorable alliance of two people. Working together to solve a puzzle. By the by: The best part of the book is the "why" of this separate publication. (Use the Table of contents to jump here.) This is another of the "scenes happening offstage" parts of the Liaden Universe.