No Birthday Children died in Em’s battle against the Beligerents, but several were wounded — Em included. Her wound needs attention, as does her heart as she reunites with Bishop. But not all reunions are pleasant; Em must confront Bello and get critical information before it’s too late.
The definitive work of scifi sports is the Galactic Football League series, by #1 New York Times bestselling novelist Scott Sigler. It’s American Football cranked up to eleven and teleported seven centuries into the future. Aliens play positions based on physiology, and on-field deaths are just another statistic. It’s THE BLIND SIDE meets STAR WARS meets THE GODFATHER.