Adult Science Fiction Novel
Leo Spearman cares about one thing: getting a cure for Gaeth’s "Steel Elbow". Yet, when they decide to leave Earth to cure him, they realize they may have to break galactic law to get it. Leo believes everything is going according to plan but when their new ally Sonja comes along, Leo becomes more and more dedicated to the resistance, a group set on stopping the Sol Empire from taking over the galaxy. As Leo and Sonja’s connection starts to grow, Gaeth begins questioning his brothers’ dedication to finding his cure.
Across the galaxy, an alien named Tank is determined to win The Ceremony, hoping to find out what happened to his father, who won before him. Only when he finds his answer, he is forced to escape his home, losing his hand in the process. After being saved by Enzu, she equips him with an arm cannon, the only expense being to work for her and protect a small boy named Myca at all costs. Tank is grateful of Enzu for saving him, but the more time he spends at Bisekt, it makes him question everything and who to trust.
However when an outside threat forces Leo and Tank to work together, they’ll discover if they’ll be able to save the ones they love or if it’s already too late.
Leo Spearman always hated the sound of rain on metal. It made a strange thwap sound that was loud enough to make his hair stand on end. As he stood outside of his spaceship, watching his brother hug his mother goodbye, his drenched ashy hair stuck to his skin. The crowd of townspeople surrounded them in the large field, not a single person without a scowl of some sort. Leo tried his best to ignore them, but it was hard when they would never know what his brother had gone through.
Gaeth had walked into the house complaining of a stiff finger, sending his mother into hysterics. Leo could still see the look of confusion in his eyes as they rushed to the doctor while their mother kept whispering “Not him. Not him. Please not him.”. As the doctor poked and prodded Gaeth’s finger, he talked to their mother like they were the only two in the room. Talking about “rehoming” and “keeping it a secret”...