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A modern, progressive homage to classic space opera stories, with flawed heroes and time travel

Two Ships. One Chance To Save The Future.

Fleeing the final days of the generations-long war with the alien Felen, smuggler Jereth Keeven’s freighter the Jonah breaks down in a strange rift in deep space, with little chance of rescue—until they encounter the research vessel Gallion, which claims to be from 152 years in the future.

The Gallion’s chief engineer Uma Ozakka has always been fascinated with the past, especially the tale of the Fortunate Five, who ended the war with the Felen. When the Gallion rescues a run-down junk freighter, Ozakka is shocked to recognize the Five's legendary ship—and the Five's famed leader, Eldric Leesongronski, among the crew.

But nothing else about Leesongronski and his crewmates seems to match up with the historical record. With their ships running out of power in the rift, more than the lives of both crews may be at stake...

Ren Hutchings is an SFF writer and postgraduate Publishing student. She has spent most of the past few years working in game dev while plotting twisty space novels. Ren has previously worked as a creative producer and managed communications for a non-profit arts council. She graduated with a BA in History before completing a year of grad school in archaeology, indulging her lifelong passion for nerding out about the past just as much as the future. Ren loves weird mysteries, pop science, elaborate book playlists, and pondering about alternate universes.

ISBN: 9781786185921

ISBN-10: 9781786185921

Publisher: Solaris

Publication Date: 05/10/2022 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/10/2022 - 12:00am

Pages: 368

Language: English


Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera

Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Exploration

Fiction / Science Fiction / Time Travel

Fiction / Science Fiction / Alien Contact