1 Work in The Dragon Never Sleeps - Glen Cook
If they were at Starbase--If the Ku hadn’t devastated it to the point where it might be centuries before the data stored there could be accessed normally--they might have had an AnyKaat years closer to motherhood, who’d never seen her son turn away from her in confusion and fear, never set foot on Merod Schene. AnyKaat and Degas, a matched set of parents for Gemina. He wouldn’t be a ghost to her then.
She’d be a stranger to me.