Shayara Ventii, human bounty hunter sponsored by the galactic senate, is travelling through the galaxy with the crew of her small ship when she comes across something that will change her life forever. Not only will it shape her future, but the future of every living thing in the galaxy. She quickly finds it hard to distinguish friend from foe as humanity tries to forefront the response to this new threat. Old tensions resurface as people begin to die and civilisation itself becomes threatened. How far will some be willing to go to save themselves?
Pariahs and Peacemakers is the debut novel from writer, James S. Bowers. It is a rich tale told from the perspective of multiple characters, each with their own unique view and problems in the universe he has created for them.