Izzy and Jules were childhood friends, climbing the
spires of Batuu, inventing silly games, and dreaming of
adventures they would share one day. Then, Izzy's family
left abruptly, without even a chance to say goodbye.
Izzy's life became one of constant motion, traveling
from one world to the next, until her parents were
killed and she became a low-level smuggler to make ends
meet. Jules remained on Batuu, eventually becoming a
farmer like his father, but always yearning for
Now, thirteen years after she left,
Izzy is returning to Batuu. She's been hired to deliver
a mysterious parcel, and she just wants to finish the
job and get gone. But upon arrival at Black Spire
Outpost she runs smack into the one person who still
means something to her after all this time: Jules.
The attraction between them is immediate, yet despite
Jules seeming to be everything she's ever needed, Izzy
hesitates. How can she drag this good-hearted man into
the perilous life she's chosen?
Jules has been trying
to figure out his future, but now all he knows for
certain is that he wants to be with Izzy. How can he
convince her to take a chance on someone who's never
left the safety of his homeworld?
When Izzy's job
goes wrong, the two childhood friends find themselves on
the run. And all their secrets will be revealed as they
fight to stay alive?