Dance Of Knives
Tor, May 2001, 25.95, 416 pp.
In 2108, twenty something Klale Renhardt flees the Fishers Guild seeking fame and fortune in Vancouver because she cannot stand the rigorous rules of her group. In Vancouver, she heads to the island Downtown so she can avoid staying at one her former guild's hostels.
However, her first night in town is not a serene scenario as the street punks accost her and the Harbor Patrol nearly busts...