They have lived their young lives in the agricultural community on the inside of an asteroid-like spaceship, but are now on their ways to adulthood and are joining the Tech Corps. Dawn follows orders, to the letter; Adam is a daredevil. Never very friendly before, they are now bound together as a pilot team and as co-captains of their fleet. They are about to learn many things about the universe that are very different from the community inside their asteroid. And, with the deep-space search for a new habitable planet being jeopardized by an unknown alien aggressor, they will need to learn more about themselves and each other as well to survive. Ages 13 and up
When you reach out and touch the stars, get ready to be burned.
The only home Dawn Spinward has known is The Colony, a huge generation starship taking thousands of years to reach its destination. Life aboard The Colony is simple, but consistent.
When they reach their teenage years, each person in The Colony must serve four cycles in the Tech Corps. Flight school is only the beginning of a great adventure for each new group of cadets, but this generation of Coupler pilots is about to face a threat their ancestors never imagined. It will take all of their courage and strength to face the secrets that the stars reveal in this riveting space saga!