In the farther outer rings of the galaxy, the growing sport of Turbocycle racing is gaining in popularity among the more daring citizens of the populated worlds. It’s extremely dangerous, highly illegal, and very profitable for those with the reflexes and building skills to win frequently. Many novice racers, and more than a few experienced ones, die on the racetracks of the Turbocycle League.
Jeren Katarin and his sister Maya both compete in the Turbocycle League. Jeren’s cycle is named the Firebrand. Built to be small and nimble, the Firebrand is fast and light, and without any extraneous details. Jeren believes that anything that takes away from the racing experience is a distraction. He is very focused in what he does and he does it very well. The Firebrand itself is powered with a surprisingly powerful crystal ion engine that he and his sister jointly designed.