SURVIVAL ON THE OUTSKIRTS...
Life in the sparsely populated periphery is rusticand dangerous. Small settlements means small defense forces. No wonder the outer worlds often fall prey to piracy.
So when Mark Castor shows up on the World of Randis with relief aid in tow and an assault 'Mech to protect it, the locals are overjoyed to see him. But Castor isn't at all what he appears to beand before he's done he's going to turn the entire concept of privacy on its head.
Follow the twists and turns of Castor and bombshell Tracy Malfont in "Red Khopesh" and "The Bitter Taste of Hope."