☆☆ A category winner of The Prose Fiction Awards ☆☆
Twens, an Earth-like planet in Rodex Galaxy, is home to humanity, after their ancestors fled here several hundreds of years ago. Trade routes are set up between the ten planets circling around Yonta, the sun. Everything is peaceful, and life flourishes. But a tragic event begins sowing hatred in two planets...
For Rainelle Skyview, her home is on Twens. When Rainelle and her foster father, are summoned to Altastar, strange events occur. The Chairman, whom she is supposed to meet, cancels their meeting. Access is soon restricted almost everywhere. Worse, she finds herself targeted. Then, she finds out that Altastar is not what she expects, harboring a dark secret.
Hannah Cavyor is the Chairman's assistant and Rainelle's assessor, yet she cannot shake off the feeling that something bad is brewing. When Rainelle arrives, it is the start of one of many tragedies hitting the human community. As grief and anger engulfs them, Hannah realizes that Rainelle is the only key to stopping the violence that threatens to tear Altastar apart.
Together with her friends, it is a race against time for Rainelle amid chaos to save the worlds she has grown to love. Told with a duel character perspective, Altastar is a story filled with drama, friendship, love and danger.
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Highest ranking: #399 in science fiction (17/6/17)
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