Washed out from negotiations and cash rich Regan decides to take a long planned break and to disappear for six months and freshen up her thinking. Tramping off track, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island, she accepts a desperate anonymous call for help. Doing the right thing finds her the rescuer of a comatose man, human but yet strangely alien. Within hours her life has changed.
While in orbit she finds out traitorous moves have been made against her company by foreign business powers. Unable to do anything about it she embarks on the journey of a lifetime while leaving her trusted team to deal with the attack at home.
Will she survive the trip across the galaxy? How will her friends deal with the threats? Will her company survive the attack? And who would want to be in Regan Stein’s sights if she returns at all?
This is classic science fiction, the first part of a series that includes technology, androids, interstellar travel, action, politics and mystery. The series tracks sixteen years in the life of the remarkable Regan Stein and her friends. It will entertain you, challenge you and provoke your thinking on everything from the nature of the human heart to the nature of evil.