Smith, his soul shattered after suffering a crushing personal loss, is left to fight for the survival of his son and the new colony on a planet that’s far more dangerous than anyone expected.
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- GOLD MEDAL: Readers’ Favorite Book Awards - 2023 - Fiction - Adventure
- WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award - Winter 2022 - Best Science Fiction Series
“This sensational book is a breathtaking page-turner with an enthralling storyline that rivals a Star Trek episode. Once I picked it up, I couldn’t put it down.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Susan Sewell (5 STARS)
“The imagery is breathtaking, and the mystery was powerful enough to steal my breath.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Rabia Tanveer (5 STARS)
Hope ran deep when Smith left humanity’s first generation ship to lay roots with his wife and son in the open air of a new planet. When the colony ship broke apart on entry, however, countless lives were lost, including Smith’s beloved wife.
Everything changed, and he now fights to keep his son and his colony alive, all the while fighting off alien-induced hallucinations.
Meanwhile, back on the generation ship, Smith’s apprentice Tashon seeks to discover what happened to his beloved mentor and the colony. He soon learns that the expedition’s leaders are focused on a much more imminent danger, one that could prove the destruction of the entire generation ship.
Each of the two groups, cut off from one another, must fight for survival against an enemy that no one saw coming.
“With an intricate and fast-moving plot, author J.S. Sherwood crafts an enthralling sci-fi survival tale that will ignite your imagination and take you on a wild rollercoaster through the cosmos.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Pikasho Deka (5 STARS)