Her Guardian watched nervously as Kitty fell deep under the thrall of a controlling Master who began to abuse her and treat her roughly. Kitty was an adult, so she had no real right to stop her. Until one night things changed. Can Charlene manage to pull Kitty back from the brink of self-destruction in time to save her sanity and her life?
This book also includes the second and third tales of Kitty Douglas, going into deeper detail of the relationship, and then entering into time travel to find out how things can change, if you really want them to.
A boiling nebula full of fire and ice stops all travel through it, at it's heart lies a forgotten and lost world full of potential allies in an oncoming war.
For war is coming, sure as the suns rise and the moons make their orbits. The Clans will take sides and everything will change for the young Lord as he tries to weave politics and military tactics within a loose alliance ruled by a Half-Mad Emperor, known as the Confederacy.
Young Ryo Camelin, soon to be Lord of Clan Camelin, once his ageing father finally dies, does not want to be stuck ruling the Clan from the Central Tower of his Clan World. He wants to command the battlecruiser that has been his Clan's for more than four hundred cycles, and he has an urge to explore. A violent gas nebula in the heart of his own territory has been off limits for more than a thousand cycles. Deep within it lies a world long thought destroyed, a world surrounded by legend and wrapped in lies and betrayal. Clan World Desinlo. Once the heart of the Confederacy, now banished and abandoned.
There are too many questions that need answers, and too many answers that beg more questions, young Lord Camelin must seek out the truth for himself and his children and uncover a mystery that concerns the entire survival of The Center Worlds.