Two stories in one book in a new handy format! In Artifice, feisty human agent Navee falls on a planet persecuted by a ruling class with little regard for life. She faces her coldest rival ever. In Q.H.I, she is given the task of dismantling a ring trafficking in planets but to do so she must retrieve Rib’Wund, a mercenary she worked with already out of a maximum security prison filled with ultraviolents inmates. And finally, readers get to find out how she got those white bands across her body!