By Cary Caffrey
The unthinkable has occurred. Sigrid Novak, the main risky and sought after individual within the historical past of the Federation of company businesses, has been captured. For the ladies of recent Alcyone—women similar to her, genetically reengineered and knowledgeable considering that adolescence to be the best killers within the galaxy—this is a excellent loss. For the Independents, the rebels who captured her, this can be a boon past degree.
If they could work out the best way to regulate her.
Now, six years have handed because the occasions of Bellatrix, and for 6 years Sigrid Novak has been long gone, vanished, without signal, no observe and no hint. yet all has now not been quiet in the Federation. The Council for alternate and Finance has been murdered, assassinated, and the dying toll one of the Federation's ruling elite keeps to upward thrust.
With each company enclave that falls, the legend grows. They name her the evening Witch. A champion to a few, a nightmare for others. anyplace she is going, loss of life is quickly to keep on with.
Then, in an deserted CTF study facility—and after such a lot of years lost—a girl awakens. Her identify is Sigrid Novak. and he or she is particularly, very angry.
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