Confined by the alien Sylph to the surface of Earth mankind has lost the power of flight. Can one woman use her knowledge and skill to overcome human politics and alien indifference to regain the skies?
An accident dumps Sebastian, an A.I. he programmed while drunk, and a stowaway with a nuclear weapon into unknown space. Can they pilot their ship, the Space Sloth, through unknown dangers and survive? And not kill each other?
Surviving abuse leaves no soul unscathed, and this is especially true of Ptielieren, an elite elvish bodyguard involuntarily integrated into an aversive-heavy culture. Strength can exist absent a ringing victory and weakness does not signify defeat.
Pirates and Seaplanes! Makes you want to learn more doesn't it?