Ten years ago, space pirate Sabinus Terchan ran one of the most powerful underground operations in the galaxy. Two years ago, it all came crashing down around him. And as little as he likes to admit it, it happened in no small part because of a woman.
Rookie ISSP officer Gurn Kirzac, though young, has already gained a reputation throughout the system for his cruelty and ambition. And he's determined to secure a promotion by capturing notorious space pirate Sabinus Terchan through any means possible – including Sabinus's new woman.Olivia didn't think twice about giving herself to a space…
Hacker Jeanne Saryev knows that the only two constants in life are death and betrayal. When the leader of a shadowy galactic smuggling operation offers her his protection in exchange for her talents, she readily accepts, intending to make use of him for as long as she can. Just like she's used everyone who came before him.
What she doesn't expect is to discover a kindred soul in him, a man as ruthless and coldly pragmatic as she's learned to be. A man who has seen what the universe has to offer, and rejects it for a destiny of his own making.
But what Jeanne comes to understand of his ambitions terrifies her. And whatever connection they may share, it is built on a bed of lies.