, Jul 6, 2004
- 416 pages
S.L. Viehl takes readers back to that universe of Stardoc to introduce a heroine who is about to confront the truth of her heritage...
Jory Rask is a professional shockball player. The fastest runback in the game, she is loved across Terra. But Jory Rask has a secret that she’s lived with for twenty-four years…In a xenophobic world that despises aliens, she is not quite human.
When her mother dies—and that secret is revealed—Jory must honor her last wishes and set out on a journey to find others like herself. And once they meet, none of their lives will ever be the same again. For in order to take the vengeance denied their mothers, they must undergo training at the Tana, the school for assassins known as Blade Dancers—the most lethal killers in the galaxy. And in the heart of that school lies a deadly secret...