Shamash’s seven worlds are discovered by the lost colony ship Inanna
Guzagin, Jewel of Shamash
The sapient, telepathic Urmah sparsely populate Shamash.
The First Man, Doctor Ava Thunberg, makes contact.
Ekur, Cradle of Humanity
A healthy colony needs genetic diversity. It needs a large number of colonists. But space is precious aboard the Colony Ship Inanna. Luckily, it’s possible to bring humanity to the stars efficiently – through the wombs of Indentured Surrogates.
Thus begins the new life of Ama, Forge of Comity.
Kaiya is an unusual resident in the reformatory town of Ennu – committed for the crime of Destitution, but why?
Mika, a young man, may one day transform the Odenti’s reluctance to accept technology. Satoshi Bitman, wrecked on Ekur and rescued by the Odenti, may influence Mika.
Carson guides Satoshi on the annual Wayfare, the Odenti trade ritual. Tocker, a Kindred, joins the Wayfare as a beast of burden and befriends Satoshi.
Dza Alaura, a culinary artist, joins the Odenti Wayfare to reach Rinji Paxton. Rinji assists the Dza, Odenti, and Satoshi with their legal needs and other schemes.
Satoshi Bitman winters in Odenti Carson’s guest cabin, learns a trade, and survives Renaissance technology and an interminable blizzard.