A body at rest stays at rest unless acted on by an equal and opposite force.
– Newton's First Law of Motion
Selena Caryll lost everything in the war: her ship, her crew, her family. The only thing keeping her going is the hope that somehow the feuding, ground-bound settlers and the fuelless space fleet can set aside their differences. But getting the politically-fractured fleet moving again is more than she can manage alone. For now, she'll settle for working undercover with the settlers' police force.
But when someone tries to reignite conflict between the planet-siders and the fleet, there's only one person who has the rank and ability to help Selena protect it: Titan Sciarra, Fleet Guardian—the one man she's tried hardest to avoid since the war destroyed her life.
In a world where the stagnant weight of tradition can be as deadly as any knife, the only way to survive is to keep moving.