The distant world of Haphez is located on the edge of populated space. The planet’s native superhuman race is feared and respected by neighboring civilizations. Their military and police forces are unmatched.
Haphezian operative Ziva Payvan is a skilled assassin who takes pride in her ability to leave the past in the past. When she’s forced to face the brother of a man she killed, her world is turned upside down. Aroska Tarbic is angry about his brother’s death and has spent two years waiting to exact his revenge. But when Ziva’s team uncovers a deadly plot that could put the entire Haphezian race in jeopardy, she and Aroska must set their differences aside in order to save their people…and maybe even each other.