Captain Jacob Valance has no memory of his past. Left on a strange ship in an unfamiliar sector of the galaxy,he was forced to begin a new life. Years pass and after much hard work he's earned a reputation as a man who can recover lost property, hunt down hardened criminals and go where others fear to tread. All the while he's been searching for clues to his past and looking for a better way to make his way through the galaxy for himself and his ragtag crew. The Spinward Fringe series follows the three volumes of the First Light Chronicles books, continuing the adventures of characters connected to Freeground Station.