Vernestra Rwoh is a new Jedi Knight at age sixteen, but
her first real assignment feels an awful lot like
babysitting. She's been charged with supervising
twelve-year old aspiring inventor Avon Starros on a
cruiser headed to the dedication of a wondrous new space
station called Starlight Beacon.
into their journey, bombs go off aboard the cruiser.
While the adult Jedi try to save the ship, Vernestra,
Avon, Avon's droid J-6, a Jedi Padawan, and an
ambassador's son make it to an escape shuttle, but
communications are out and supplies are low. They decide
to land on a nearby moon, which offers shelter but not
much more. And unbeknownst to them, danger lurks in the