By Sara King, Lance MacCarty
Fortune has a secret.
Humanity, in its fight to flee its personal planet's loss of life, started sending colony ships from Earth nearly seven-hundred years in the past within the determined wish a handful could locate a few position liveable to human existence and be capable to proceed our species. just one send survived.
It purely survived since it came upon an enormous swath of alien planets, all terraformed, all completely deserted. Alien megastructures chilly and useless. Alien autos left in panicked strains, sealed from the interior, no corpses inside. Empty house stations, with out one to run them however the airborne dirt and dust. assets far and wide, ripe for the taking.
But Fortune is assorted. Of all of the planets colonized through people after the chaos of Migration, this unmarried, jungle-infested colony at the very fringe of the identified universe holds the most important to the alien collapse…and to humanity’s survival. in every single place else, complicated alien ruins mar each floor, each planetoid, each particles ring and asteroid, yet of the creatures that made them, there's no signal. On Fortune, anything survives…
Unfortunately for humanity, whereas time is working out, a uprising is brewing, one who may retailer our species—or consign it to airborne dirt and dust just like the extraterrestrial beings that got here ahead of us. Now, 700 years after our first brush with extinction, the destiny of the human race once more rests at the shoulders of some: a seven-year-old sociopath and her combat-gifted immense sister, a guy who’s dreamed of the long run, an notorious smuggler, and a Coalition pilot sworn to damage the insurgent cause.
This time, although, the stakes are larger. For lurking on Fortune is a secret.
An epic, post-apocalyptic technology fiction event that might make you carry your breath, cry, curse the powers that be, and in spite of everything query what, precisely, it capacity to be human. this is often the second one e-book within the Outer Bounds sequence. Please begin with e-book 1: Fortune's emerging.