“Shad’s Mess” by Alex Irvine

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Shad is a hard worker who follows the rules, yet he gets no respect on board. When a compiler shuts down, what remains of the Mars-based missionaries is on him – quite literally – and what Shad does next gets the entire orbital station in hot water. But Shad’s mess has produces on odd creature who might hold all the answers, if it doesn’t create new problems first.

Shad's Mess

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About the Author
Alex Irvine has written forty or so books, eight games, a half-dozen comic series, and various other things. He lives in South Portland, Maine.
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