By Homer Hickam
She used to be born to kill, born to die.
Crescent is a crowhopper—a genetically changed mercenary programmed for ruthless struggle. while she's taken prisoner through Crater Trueblood rather than being killed in conflict, she thinks it's a disaster.
Crater is weary of conflict. He's a miner, now not a soldier. He'd otherwise be mining Helium-3 than combating the infernal crowhoppers. yet after he captures Crescent and brings her to Moontown, he's stunned how a lot he enjoys her corporation. while she's falsely accused of homicide, he turns into an outlaw to assist her escape.
The not likely pair escapes into the "big suck" and finish up hiking with a caravan of mining pioneers towards a lunar ghost city referred to as unending dirt. to outlive, they have to do greater than navigate the attractive, desolate moonscape and conflict a continual band of crowhoppers despatched to trap or kill them. they need to make a decision what—and who—is actually worthy combating for.
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Crescent (Helium-3, Book 2) by Homer Hickam