Starlander’s Myth by Melisse Aires
Asteroid miner Jack Starlander stumbles upon the illegal sale of a woman, Sophie, and her child, who has unusual abilities. Jack once fought to free slaves and can’t abide slavers. In Jack, Sophie finds a man who is more than the myth attached to his last name.
Jack decides to free the slaves, and in the ensuing shoot out, two important men die. Jack, Sophie, her daughter and Jack’s close neighbors are forced to flee to safety. Their journey takes them into deadly danger.
An Antiquarian with her own ancient secret, Sophie knows old stories may seem fantastical but have a core of truth. She recognizes the mythic thread in the old Starlander legend. Perhaps his family’s myth can save them.