Amazing discovery or a trigger to war?
Elvy Akuma hopes to make a little extra money by finding and selling Suncatchers, the shells of a native Jad land-mollusk, to tourists. She finds something else in the dirt, instead. An unexpected and rare discovery that could make the humble world of Jad famous.
Or it could reignite a war between Human and Chion.
A science fiction novelette. Title is included in the “Children of Jad Omnibus” collection.
Universe: Galactic Commonwealth, ten years after the Human-Chion war.