In a world of military space stations, planetary jumps and alien offensives, Eva Braebel’s life has never been easy. She’s small. She’s female. And she earned the ire of a powerful General at a young age. With hard work and the support of her friends, she achieves more than she ever dreamed possible: A position as flight squadron leader and the man that she loves by her side.
Eva just got everything she’s ever wanted, but how long can she keep it?
** This short story is a prequel to Bright Beyond and is approximately 10,500 words **
Two days before her twentieth birthday, Eva Braebel’s life fell apart. She lost her friends, her love, and her future before being forced into medical stasis. She awakes in the midst of chaos and is thrown into a world much different than the one she remembers. Eva thought she already lost it all, but what if there’s even more to lose?
Everything Eva Braebel thought she knew has been turned upside down and any hope she had of resuming a somewhat normal life after her time is stasis is gone. The world left her behind and though she’s fumbling to catch back up, it isn’t going well. Eva’s dealt with tough situations before, but could this be the one to finally break her?