When you reach out and touch the stars, get ready to be burned.The only home Dawn Spinward has known is The Colony, a huge generation starship taking thousands of years to reach its destination. Life aboard The Colony is simple, but consistent. When they reach their teenage years, each person in The Colony must serve four cycles in the Tech Corps. Flight school is only the beginning of a great adventure for each new group of cadets, but this generation of Coupler pilots is about to face a threat their ancestors never imagined. It will take all of their courage and strength to face the secrets that the stars reveal in this riveting space saga!