After the battle in which the men of the destroyer
Walker and their Lemurian allies repelled the savage
Grik, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy is shocked by the
arrival of a strange ship captained by one Commodore Jenks
of the New Britain Imperial Navy-an island-nation populated
by the descendants of British East Indiamen swept through
the rift centuries before.
With the Walker
undergoing repairs, Reddy already has a great deal on his
hands. For the Grik will return, and Reddy will need all
hands on deck to fight them off when they next attack. But
Jenks' uncertain loyalties make Reddy question whether he
can trust the man.
As tension between the Allies
and the Imperials mount, Reddy will come to realize that his
suspicions are not misplaced-and that a greater danger than
the Grik is closer than he ever suspected...
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