Nexus point - a beginning, an origin. With a single flap of a butterfly's wing, a giant typhoon is born. Within a single moment, a single act, lie the seeds of salvation or destruction. The Altairan Empire contains thousands of worlds, trillions of citizens. One woman's destiny could destroy them all. It begins with a chance meeting, a random encounter on a planet trapped in an age of feudal overlords and warring factions. Dace only wants the freedom to fly her merchant ship where the trade takes her. But fate has other plans. Her crew betrays her and destroys her ship, stranding her on Dadilan. The natives of the planet think she's a demon dropped from the sky in a ball of fire. The smugglers think she's the competition. The Patrol are convinced she's a pirate or worse. Her only hope of rescue is to convince the Patrol agent currently hunting her that she's incent. But on Dadilan one is incent. Nexus Point, the beginning of the Fall of the Altairan Empire. Book 1 in the series by Jaleta Clegg. Check out the Fall of the Altairan Empire.
Jaleta Clegg loves to spin tales of adventure, especially ones involving spaceships and aliens. She also writes silly horror, epic fantasy, and whatever else sounds interesting at the time. She is fascinated by squid and deep-sea creatures, and the possibility of finding similar creatures on other worlds. She loves spending time stargazing, with and without telescopes. She also enjoys old monster movies and bizarre music. Disco accordian polka, anyone?