Cut off from the rest of humanity and driven from their home worlds by alien invaders, the Starborn have become a nomadic rabble struggling to survive. To secure a better future for his daughter Sember, Eldon Martin leads a band of these scavengers to an ancient military base. What they find there will change their lives forever – and may even change the fate of all the humans in the Horizon Sector.
The Quixote’s hydroponic lab was a long, narrow room on the Lower Deck. On one side were the vats that produced yeast for the yeast cakes, that essential staple for any Starborn vessel. Along the opposite wall was what Eldon Martin usually referred to as his garden. There he grew actual vegetables in tanks of mineral rich solutions. ……