Man brought life to the Moon ... and Man has the power to render the Moon barren again. As warring factions struggle for dominance through control of esential resources - water, minerals, oxygen - the young Lunar Republic becomes a political pawn. Just as Earth exerts its pull on the tidal waters of the Moon, it also commands the tide of events. And only two people can orevent the total destruction of the Moon's atmosphere - Galvanix, a man of science ... and Taggart, a woman of war. Gregory Feeley's first novel, The Oxygen Barons was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award.