After declaring his independence from the corrupt
Constellation, rebel General Adolphus knows the crackdown is
coming. Now he needs to pull together the struggling
Hellhole colony, the ever-expanding shadow-Xayan settlement,
and his connections with the other Deep Zone worlds. Even
then, he doubts his desperate measures will be
Diadem Michella Duchenet has
collected a huge space fleet led by Commodore Escobar
Hallholme, son of the hero who originally defeated Adolphus.
They expect resistance from the General's rebels, but who
could possibly stand up to such a mighty fleet?
Adolphus knows heâ€™s running out of time, but he
still has some hopeâ€”the shadow-Xayans have banded together
to defend their sacred planet with "telemancy," but can they
discover new powers to protect all the stored alien lives on
the already devastated world? And when all hope seems
lost, the awakened Xayans reveal information hidden even
from their own followersâ€”the existence of a bigger threat
that makes even the Constellation fleet seem
Disaster has come for General Adolphus
and Hellholeâ€¦and this time there is no escape.