Author Mason's Book
Jade Darcy and the Affair of Honor
Jade Darcy is a carc, a human/machine hybrid, on the run from her life back on Earth. She has managed to find her way to Cablans, a planet in the far outreaches of the galaxy that she hopes is beyond the Dominion's notice. She is the only human on the planet and enjoys the company of no one - except her trusty computer, Val. Jade works as an arbiter/bouncer at an ingesterie/restaurant on Cablans and her alien clientele keep her busy.
Over the years, ...