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The human crew of the dying colony starship, Tanis, abandoned ship and has survived for over thirty years deep within a vast gorge on Syton, the second moon of Conboet. Midway between the moons frigid surface and the geothermal hell thirteenMoreThe human crew of the dying colony starship, Tanis, abandoned ship and has survived for over thirty years deep within a vast gorge on Syton, the second moon of Conboet. Midway between the moons frigid surface and the geothermal hell thirteen kilometers below, they have been allowed to share the habitable space with another native race...as long as they obey The Prohibitions, especially forbidding the use of superior technology. To live in the Syton gorge, the crew was forced to give up thousands of years of science and engineering and live in the same agrarian manner as the natives.Treated as second-class citizens, the four hundred humans struggle to maintain the peace between the races until a woman is brutally mutilated and murdered, apparently by one of the alien males. Drawn into the conflict is a young couple, Jasin, an Enforcer of the Prohibitions, and Elizabeth, his mother’s beautiful, but troubled new housekeeper. Both are forced to face their shortcomings and risk their lives and nascent love in order to save their families from the escalating conflict and turmoil that threatens the survival of the fragile human colony.Battling sinister forces, Jasin and Elizabeth become embroiled in a rich plot full of twists and turns. Facing multi-dimensional characters, both human and native, they uncover the secrets of the Syton Gorge, and the mysterious purpose and questionable wisdom embodied in The Prohibitions.The Second Moon is an engaging adventure in a unique setting that you wont want to put down.