Slim Taggart has stolen plenty of things in his short life. That’s what happens when you come from a family of planet-hopping thieves.
But when he somehow finds himself in possession of a shard from an ancient alien tech known as the Emberling, things start getting hotter than he likes.
Before Taggart knows it, a half-dozen criminal syndicates are on his tail, desperate for the powerful payload.
And that’s before he manages to take aboard a motley crew of characters who each openly admit they’d kill for it, too.
Luckily, Taggart has a plan. He always does.
He just hasn’t quite figured out what it is yet…