“This novel is a metaphor for what we as humans are endlessly searching for: what it means to be human.”
—Nikki Rae, author of The Sunshine Series
Rain is missing, and Captain Placer Cade is on a desperate hunt to find her. As the leader of a powerful mercenary group, he is confident there isn’t much that can stand in his way. He crosses borders, confronts enemies, and chases every hint, leaving a trail of destruction in his wake as he travels throughout known space
When he encounters a woman from his past, however, he finds an obstacle he can’t easily overcome. Isbeth was young when he saved her from a terrible fate. She has never forgotten, and now she wants only one thing in the universe: Placer. And when there’s too much drink, too many memories, and faith in everything is failing, anything can happen. Placer sets his own boundaries and believes morals are a matter of opinion. He has to make tough choices—the kind no one should ever have to make. But can he live with himself in their aftermath?
In this science fiction novel, a mercenary captain of an interstellar ship searches for a missing woman while managing a complicated relationship with a former flame.