By Sara King, Lance MacCarty
Fortune has a secret.
Humanity, in its fight to flee its personal planet's death, begun sending colony ships from Earth virtually seven-hundred years in the past within the determined desire a handful could locate a few position liveable to human lifestyles and have the capacity to proceed our species. just one send survived.
It merely survived since it came upon an enormous swath of alien planets, all terraformed, all completely deserted. Alien megastructures chilly and useless. Alien automobiles left in panicked strains, sealed from the interior, no corpses inside of. Empty area stations, without one to run them however the airborne dirt and dust. assets in all places, ripe for the taking.
But Fortune is assorted. Of the entire planets colonized by way of people after the chaos of Migration, this unmarried, jungle-infested colony at the very fringe of the identified universe holds the foremost to the alien collapse…and to humanity’s survival. all over the place else, complicated alien ruins mar each floor, each planetoid, each particles ring and asteroid, yet of the creatures that made them, there is not any signal. On Fortune, anything survives…
Unfortunately for humanity, whereas time is operating out, a uprising is brewing, one who may retailer our species—or consign it to dirt just like the extraterrestrial beings that got here ahead of us. Now, 700 years after our first brush with extinction, the destiny of the human race once more rests at the shoulders of some: a seven-year-old sociopath and her combat-gifted substantial sister, a guy who’s dreamed of the long run, an notorious smuggler, and a Coalition pilot sworn to smash the insurgent cause.
This time, despite the fact that, the stakes are larger. For lurking on Fortune is a secret.
An epic, post-apocalyptic technological know-how fiction event that might make you carry your breath, cry, curse the powers that be, and in spite of everything query what, precisely, it capacity to be human. this is often the second one booklet within the Outer Bounds sequence. Please commence with e-book 1: Fortune's emerging.
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