A Reetion liaison. A Demish rebel captain. A Vrelish feral girl-child. Amel the Pureblood has more to worry about than his penchant for honest polygamy. There's a gun-runner leaking weapons to the Gellak side of the jup and the fallout has Amel captive and Ann bent on rescue. A novella set in the popular Okal Rel Universe created by Lynda Williams and Alison Sinclair.