ANN O'BANNON

Star Dust - First Contact

Book 1 of The Shimuran Legacy

CHANCE, OR DESTINY?

Captain David Alexander, of the NASA space shuttle Independence, awoke after seven years in cryogenic stasis to discover he wouldn't survive the trip home. Then, in answer to prayer, a UFO was sighted in the vicinity of the Titan moon... To his chagrin, Commander Zara Darien, of the Shimuran Starship Command, royally botches "First Contact" when she shoots his shuttle from the stars.

With no foundation for trust, find out how they overcome their animosity, join forces and alter Earth's future. In so doing, they unknowingly take the first step in fulfilling a thousand year old prophecy - The Shimuran Legacy has begun!