This book is from the SuMMER HEat Anthology. It has been re-edited, However, nothing has been added.
Valkin Apparati. Mate to Bryton Anderson, and leader of the Defense Troopers from planet Apparti-Garu that can shift into machines. Valkin and his men had one priority when they headed towards earth, locate and secure the power vessel before the Deity. Now with the discovery of his mate, Valkin has two. Keep his mate alive and find the power vessel strong enough to kill an entire planet.