Matthew Tanner is a young man living in an outcast village dreaming of more. He gets his chance and becomes a pilot flying a space freighter between a distant world and his own. As he works he finds out the truth of his parents murder and that his world is under the thumb of the planet's only corporation who run everyone's lives. He joins the underground and works to free his planet.
This book is riveting. It'll keep you up all night turning pages until you finish.