In Burning Bright, Scott tells a passionate, colorful tale of love and death, her best yet. Setting her story on the free-port planet of Burning Bright, nexus of trade, politically balanced between the human and Hsai empires in space, and center of virtual reality gaming for all of civilization, Scott weaves a network of intrigue and suspense.
When space pilot and ambitious young game developer Quinn Lioe gets shore leave on Burning Bright, determined to play the game at its brilliant center, she becomes enmeshed in the conflict between two great empires, a key figure upon whom the fates of fortune turn.
Once again, Scott constructs a brilliantly complex future society and tells a story that involves the mind and the heart. This is science fiction adventure at its classic best.