Better for her to live and reign as Queen than to die as a result of being his. Their love wouldn’t be responsible for the end of a planet, its government, and the balance of the Universe as they knew it. He knew what he must do...***The foretold heir to the Kingdom, Aloysius, travels to the planet Verios led there by the Veriaen Princess Regina, daughter to Lutia the Veriaen Queen. On Verios, the allies encounter mutiny wherein the dark forces of the Universe have banded together to gain control of Verios and its resources. Additional species, including the Quetcalzalcoatl, join the battle.In a story where the lines between darkness and light become blurred, when misjudgment could prove fatal, immerse yourself in Universe Rising to discover if the heir can bring the Universe back from the precipice of destruction.