Pat Griffith spent her childhood playing super heroes at recess and Star Wars after school. Writing stories started out as a vicarious activity. She wrote stories about things she wanted to experience. For example: finding an island of living dinosaurs or hanging out with robots from another planet. This is still a pretty big motivator. Pat still wishes she could move things with her mind, teleport, and literally kick ass. Until then, the writing will go on. She currently lives and breathes in San Francisco where she graduated with a degree in creative writing.
They live among us. They live within us. As entities made of pure energy, the Elbie must have human hosts to survive on Earth. For some people, being a host is a great benefit. For others, it is a nightmare.
Lysandra, a headstrong mercenary, gives no thought to either side until she is hired by the Elbie that want her brother. Separated at birth, Lysandra and Brendan grew up living very different lives. She is a successful career criminal and he works for a branch of Homeland Security known as the Department of Planetary Affairs. A reunion is not something she ever wanted and now cannot escape, literally.
Esben, the man who hired her, has been an Elbie host for years. Lysandra is important to the Elbie for one reason; they need Brendan and he will do anything for his sister. As Esben attempts to compel Lysandra to their cause, he realizes that while it’s Brendan they need, it’s Lysandra he wants.
Lysandra has lived her entire life loyal only to herself, but now, trapped between her brother’s doting attention and Esben’s determined interest, she must choose between saving her brother and betraying him.