Gaining strength as he moves through the galaxy, Zade is beginning to get a feel for his new ship and crew.
Although his main purpose is to find earth so he can help protect them from forces like the Unity and Domain, the enormity of his task has started to wear on him.
A broken and barely understandable radio signal pulls him and the crew from their slump. Can Anne triangulate the location of earth? How long has it been since he got taken? What will he find when he gets there? Zade has to grapple with those questions as he makes a beeline for home.
Z.D. Dean is a former Army officer who spent most of his free time on deployments either working out or reading. As an avid fan of science fiction, once he left the military, he began writing his own. When he’s not working his day job or writing, Dean enjoys helping local veterans’ charities and being outdoors.
MICHAEL BRAUN has narrated over 200 titles in genres ranging from literary fiction to nonfiction, thrillers, science fiction and young adult. He has had the pleasure of narrating for numerous New York Times bestselling authors. Recent projects include Karl Ove Knausgaard’s The Morningstar and The Podcaster by Christopher Chen, a commission by Audible Theater. He can be seen in the upcoming feature films The Tender Bar directed by George Clooney (based on the memoirs of J.R. Moehringer), The Courtroom directed by Lee Sunday Evans, and Deep Water directed by Adrian Lyne (based on the Patricia Highsmith novel of the same name). He appears in the third season of "The Sinner," and recently played EJ on the fifth and final season of Showtime’s “The Affair” opposite Anna Paquin. He has appeared on Broadway in The Crucible directed by Ivo Van Hove, War Horse at Lincoln Center as well as The Bridge Project: Winter’s Tale/Cherry Orchard, directed by Sam Mendes at BAM and the Old Vic in London. Other New York theater credits include shows at The Signature Theater, The Public Theater and Second Stage as well as work across the country at the McCarter, NY Stage and Film, Williamstown Theater Festival, Yale Rep, Centerstage and Seattle Rep. His film credits include the Chris Morris’s The Day Shall Come, Dark Water, Incoming, Dare, Igby Goes Down and Drinks! His television credits include: "Succession," “The Night Of,” “High Maintenance,” “Mozart in the Jungle,” “The Good Wife,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Law & Order,” “The Blacklist,’ “Blue Bloods,” “Unforgettable,” “Do No Harm,” “Comedy Bang! Bang!” the ABC pilot "Awkward Situations for Men,” and the Apple show “Dickinson.” He received his MFA from the Yale School of Drama and is the recipient of a Princess Grace Award.