Balance of Trade Author:Sharon Lee, Steve Miller Set in the early space-trading days of the Liaden Universe, the story of how an ordinary Terran became the pivot point in galactic clash of cultures, and how the more he tried to be just like his father, the less the universe seemed inclined to help. More than that: by trying to survive he became living proof that? — ?A Little Knowledge is A Dang... more »erous Thing.
Assistant Trader Jethri Gobelyn was an honest, hardworking young man who knew:
*a lot about living on board his family?s space-going trade ship Gobelyn?s Market
*something about trade, finance, and risk-taking
*a little bit about Liadens
It was, oddly enough, the little bit he knew about Liadens that seemed like it might be enough to make his family?s fortune, and his own, too.
In short order, however, Jethri Gobelyn was about to find out a lot more about Liadens?« less
Another great Liaden universe book, with engaging characters and a fast-paced, interesting story. This one tells the tale of Jethri, a likable young Terran trader-in-training, and his struggles and adventures as he tries to understand the nuances of Liaden society.