Gib and the Tibbar

A Galactic Defenders Series

Short Story in Embrace the Romance:

Pets in Space 2 Anthology

By Jessica E. Subject

October 2017

Science Fiction Romance

As a Defender, Gib could be assigned anywhere. But being sent to Hemera for the Alorama ceremony was almost an indignity. Still, he did his duty with his only thoughts being of leaving the planet. That was until he crossed paths with Vilarra and her pet tibbar.

Vilarra should have known the Defenders were arrogant and rude. Why, the one wanted to hurt her little pet. She was content that her position for the ceremony kept her away from the revelers, but Gib sought her out, and he did seem to be different. He did seem to want to know about her, and her people, but she knew not to look for a future. He was a Defender who could be sent away at any time.

Gib and the Tibbar was a fun romance with interesting characters. I adored the little tibbar, so cute, and Vilarra's determination to protect it from the Defenders. Gib was a fascinating hero truly enchanted with Vilarra. I have not read others in this series, but the story did stand on its own.

Kathy Andrico -