Codi’s life is falling apart.
With no parents and no prospects, she’s good at one thing: fighting. When one of her teachers cashes in on an old debt, she is thrown a lifeline, and sent somewhere she can finally use her skills.
Conscripted into a high-tech training academy, Codi is set on the bruising path to compete in the Gauntlet – an interstellar combat tournament of epic proportions. She now has one goal: to win the Gauntlet - no matter the cost.
The only way she could describe the décor of the room was clinical. The walls had a too-clean shine and a single light disc in the ceiling glowed with a vibrant electric blue. Even the chair she sat in didn't feel right. It was hard, unyielding; designed for nothing but functionality. Beside her Vasco, for the first time in the whole venture, lo……