Jean Johnsonâ€”the national bestselling author of the Sons of
Destiny novelsâ€”returns to the world she introduced in A
Soldierâ€™s Duty with a terrible vision of the future...
Promoted in the field for courage and leadership under fire,
Ia is now poised to become an officer in the Space Force
Navyâ€”once she undertakes her Academy training. But on a trip
back home to Sanctuary, she finds the heavyworld colony
being torn apart by religious conflict. Now Ia must prepare
her family and followers to secure the galaxyâ€™s survival.
Her plan is to command a Blockade Patrol ship. Her goal, to
save as many lives as she can. But at the Academy, she
discovers an unexpected challenge: the one man who could
disrupt those plans. The man whose future she cannot foresee...