Winner of the 2010 Booksellers Best First Book Award: A haunting chimera of a science fiction story and a morality play-- Captured won't fit into a conventional genre. A human woman, destined for the lucrative meat market, is saved by the very Attun trapper who captured her. Ekkatt seeks absolution for his many sins while Mari must deal with her own inner turmoil. After all, she's sleeping with the enemy. Everywhere the couple turns death awaits, either at the hands of law enforcement or the religious authorities. In this far distant corner of the galaxy, despite the dangers posed by the journey, Mari and Ekkatt search the wilderness of Attun-Ra for a rumored sanctuary. They have other choice.