A test of the heart...
Pelik is given the chance to be as special as his two human friend Elvy and Tiver when he's invited to train with the Chion Warriors, an honor he dared hope for only in his dreams. But, he finds duty to the Warriors wars with the needs of his friends to discover the secrets of the crashed ship and the data suncatchers before stalking treasure hunters get there first.
In the balance hangs the very future of Jad and Pelik's own heart.
A science fiction novelette. Title is included in the "Children of Jad Omnibus" collection.