What would you do to protect the only person you have ever loved?
Min Dana, new aristocrat and heir to an empire built on arms dealing, is rescued from an uncharted hell planet more than two years after her colony ship crashed onto it. But for Min, rescue no longer means salvation. It means death for her infant son.
Yaja is of mixed human and new aristocrat blood… and such genetic mixing is abhorrent to her people. To save him from a twisted world where deceit and beauty go hand in hand, Min will have to play a game so lethal, there can be only one survivor.
Captain Patrick Knox's worst officer is now the only hope of both an innocent child… and the billions of lives on Earth and Mars.