A collection of five other worldly tales.
SOLDIERS DANCE FOR ME
Jens has long dreamed of becoming a Queen's Arm, an elite soldier that defends the kingdom from the relentless orgula. Most girls in his village dream of being chosen to be a Queen's Hand, but Bekin dreams only of Jens, wanting him to stay in their village and marry her.
When Jens is chosen to be a Queen's Arm, Bekin waits for his return. But when Bekin is chosen to be a Queen's Hand, unwillingly, their future together is in jeopardy.
PRISON FACILITY YK3-04
Attal's been a prison pilot for so many years that even transporting his world's most sadistic and dangerous criminal is routine. Until that criminal tries to escape from his ship, endangering the lives of his copilot, himself and his entire world...
A SNACK FOR GARBAGG
Davoga has had a long day at the factory when she discovers a hideous sight on her kitchen table.
WHEN THE ANGELS SING
When aliens visit Earth and offer astounding technology, superstar negotiator Maighdlin Dunne is sent in to get the one thing they refuse to share - the cure for all diseases.
A RAY OF SUNSHINE
Hopelessness and despair have gripped her world and as the Comforter of her people, Riffa sacrifices herself to save them, but something goes horribly wrong in the ritual that passes her duties on to baby Kalima, the future Comforter.