In the aftermath of a battle a ship drifts helplessly in space. Is the strange new warship they were fighting still out there? Will it come back for them? Commander Johnson faces a desperate race to get her destroyer back into action and save her crew.
"If you liked Alien, you'll love Independence."
"This is an incredible work ... suspense, mystery and intrigue."
"Loved every word of it."
"There's more action and intrigue packed into this story than there is in many full length novels."
"Shaw's world is engaging and clearly has depth, even from this brief encounter."
'Independence' is a short story (6000 words) in the Two Democracies universe. The series will continue with the novel 'Liberty'.