After submitting to mandatory conscription,
two young men begin Basic Training, or, "Vacay in Hay."
Xaxall Dwyer Knightly saunters onto base without a care in the worlds, filled to the brim with sass. He has the strength of five warriors and earns the distinction of being the only trainee to throw someone through a supporting wall.
Vivoxx Nathan Tirowen, son of a prominent general, carries himself with a naturally-commanding presence. Possessing an uncanny talent with weaponry, his drill sergeant is convinced Vivoxx could "trim the pits of a rodent without nicking the skin."
When the two recruits meet, one smiles warmly while the other speaks gibberish. Little do they know the bond they feel will lead them to become the venerable military pairing known as
"The fiercest, most formidable warrior-lovers in the 'Cosm
are back. And the battle has never been so fabulous!"
Stephen Graham-King, author of A Congress of Ships
"Cait Gordon sent us on a ride full of pew-pew physics and
one of the absolute best traits of people: our humour."
'Nathan Burgoine, Lambda Literary finalist and author of Light
"HOLY STARS, I loved everything about this novel!!!"
Jamieson Wolf, author of Little Yellow Magnet