In an original Firefly tie-in novel that reads like a lost episode from the show, Serenity races against time to save a crew member's life.
A disease that is fatal
Mal and the crew finally learn the reason for Inara's abrupt departure months later: she is dying of a terminal illness. Inara has Kiehl's Myeloma, a cancer that is supposedly incurable, and she only has a short time left.
An untrustworthy scientist
Rumors of a cure reach the crew through their shock and despair. Expert Esau Weng is said to have developed a treatment for Inara's condition, but he has been disgraced and imprisoned on a notorious Alliance prison planet for the rest of his life.
A notorious prison
Inmates on the planet Atata are abandoned with no guards and are left to fend for themselves. Furthermore, the planet's terraforming failed, and the world is now a frozen wasteland. The Serenity crew must infiltrate the prison to save Inara...... Read More