No safe place…
Acclaimed terraformer Anika Bowman runs from her husband's killers to a remote, uninhabited planet. But then Captain Billy Murphy, the last man to see her husband alive, crash lands on her faraway haven and destroys her illusions of safety.
Captain Billy Murphy knows who killed her husband. He wants to save Anika if he can, but first she has to let go of the past...
This story first appeared in the Mammoth Book of Futuristic Romance, and is paired with a bonus story, "The Triumph of Arachne," which was first published in the June 2013 issue of Penumbra Magazine.