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Thanks to everyone who visited last week. I always enjoy your comments. Here's where we are. A stranger confronted Rissa in the spaceport as she and her friends are trying to rescue kids from traffickers. We pick up where we left off last week.
“What can I do to help?” The man from the Volpian Caravel must have followed her to the cargo ramp. At least, he’d had the good sense to hide his blaster. The kids were scared enough.
“Go back to your space yacht and forget you saw this. Or us.” She raced inside the dark hold. By the Matriarch, the place stunk. How long had these children been locked up without proper sanitation? She shook off that thought and worried about getting them out before she and the others were caught. Who knew when the dock master might come by?
Who knew rescuing two girls from traffickers would bring down a world of hurt?
After tavern owner Rissa Dix rescues two girls from a slave ship, she must rally the townsfolk to prevent traffickers from returning. Mining heir Dillan Rusteran has loved her for years. Little do they know that by rescuing more children they're tangling with a galactic trafficking ring.