- Raven Spade and his son Evan ship and sell cargo throughout local star systems. For Raven, the life of a spacer is a front. He’s a bounty hunter employed by the Federation Of Free Planets. For years, Spade has followed leads surrounding pirate attacks and rumors about the mysterious Eusian Empire.
- A Medal For Mary: * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
- Reality for Mary is a convoluted alternate history. Her memories don’t match events in Nazi occupied Paris. She frets over the safety of her lover Jeanclair, a member of the underground resistance. Escaping one dream, Mary seemingly wakes into the day an alien occupation force arrives in New York City.