Teresa, a Federated Commonwealth citizen, waitressed to put herself through law school and won enough scholarships to finish her studies at top-flight universities. She has spent the year since her graduation working on Outreach as a public defender.
Ron Filler was born into a large family in the backwoods of Terra near Portland, an ancient North American city abandoned during the colonization of space. Playing in Portland's ruins, young Ron pretended he owned the city. As he grew up, his childhood …