Katana Tormark's family was disgraced by a traitor. To regain her clan's honor, she challenges House Kurita's right to rule the Combine. Undermining their authority, Katana is pushing them into a conflict with the Republic they don't want. But Warlord Mitsura Sakamoto has his own desire to rule, and and he's not going to let Katana stand in his way.
Ilsa J. Bick is an award-winning science fiction author primarily known for her Star Trek novels and short stories, which began with publication in the Strange New Worlds anthology series. Her first Star Trek novel, Well of Souls, became a 2003 Barnes & Noble bestseller.
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