Lieutenant Travis Long believes in the rules and that an officer does his duty. There are forces, however, who don’t believe they need the Royal Manticoran Navy. What does a sleepy little single-system star nation on the outer edge of the explored galaxy need with a navy?
The younger Son of Darkness wants Jane’s treasures, wants to destroy her, not realizing Jane is dying of a magical cancer. She and her Beast must find a way to defeat this SoD.