Sometimes, retribution is a slippery slope towards self-destruction. When the General Invites Molly and her crew to the ArchAngel, it's not long before news also arrives of a serious threat to the Federation. It falls to Molly and her team to deal with the threat, which winds up in an intense hostage situation. Meanwhile, back on Sark, Molly’s team helps Chaakwa along with her unconventional help to bring her father's killers to justice. Can Molly handle everything thrown at her? --- PLEASE NOTE --- Inside this book is cursing, amusing cursing, but cursing nonethe. If bad language offends you, perhaps this book is not for you. Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, Awakening tells an entirely new story in the Age of Expansion--when the Etheric Empire is fast becoming the Etheric Federation with all of the trials and tribulations that come with bringing together different peoples, systems, and ideals.