When pirates commandeer Javier’s starship, they give him a choice: corpse, slave, or volunteer.
Javier chooses to survive, as well as keep his honor and his sanity intact.
However, when things get rough, will he save the pirates from someone even worse?
This is Volume 1 of The Science Officer. Find the continuing stories of Javier Aritza in “The Mind Field” and “The Gilded Cage.”