Second Chances - Paltronis has her heart set on a career with the Patrol, but she can't seem to stay out of fights. It doesn't matter that she wins or that she's only standing up for others who can't fight back. Not until Commander Tayvis pulls her from the brig and offers her a chance to redeem herself.
But she seems destined to screw that up, too.
A prequel short story for the Fall of the Altairan Empire series.