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By Ann Aguirre

DEAD HEROES GET MONUMENTS. reside ONES GET TRIALS.

Sirantha Jax has definitely the right genes—ones that allow her to “jump” faster-than-light ships via grimspace. yet it’s additionally in her genetic make-up to move it by myself. It’s a personality trait that has gotten her into—and out of—hot water time and time back, yet now she’s prompted the most bad occasions in army history…

During the battle opposed to murderous, flesh-eating extraterrestrial beings, Sirantha went AWOL and shifted grimspace beacons to maintain the enemy from invading humanity’s homeworld. the price of her activities: the destruction of contemporary interstellar travel—and the lives of 600 Conglomerate soldiers.

Accused of dereliction of accountability, desertion, mass homicide, and excessive treason, Sirantha is on trial for her existence. And in basic terms time will inform if she’s one of many Conglomerate’s maximum heroes—or so much notorious criminals…

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