Liaden: The Dragon Variation: Local Custom / Scout's Progress / Conflict of Honors
Local Custom: Master Trader Er Thom yos'Galan knows that Liaden custom is to be matched with a proper bride and provide his clan with an heir. Yet his heart is lost to Terran scholar Anne Davis. But taking such a wife risks his honor, his reputation - and the lives of loved ones.
Scout's Progress: On a dare, brilliant mathematician Aelliana Caylon plays a game of chance, and wins a spaceship. Suddenly she has a way to escape her terrifying home life - if she can qualify as a pilot and survive her brother's abuse.
Conflict of Honors: Abandoned by her mother, Priscilla Delacroix has roamed the galaxy and become a woman of extraordinary skills. Serving as an officer on a starship, she is betrayed by an enemy and left behind on a planet. But starship captain Shan yos'Galan has his own score to settle with the same enemy, and is about to offer her an alliance.
Omnibus, 961 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000 / 2000 / 1988)