Lieutenant Daniel Leary of the Republic of Cinnabar Navy commands the corvette
his friend Signals Officer Adele Mundy has the latest in spy apparatus
and the skill to prowl the most tightly guarded database. All they lack
are enemies, and fate is about to supply that need in abundance!
A hostage uses the Princess Cecile to regain his freedom-and his throne!
An ally intrigues with enemies of Cinnabar-knowing the plot can only be safeguarded by destroying the
A pirate chief joins in a cutthroat battle with a rival-and the
Princess Cecile is a pawn!
Daniel, Adele, and their crack crew must battle bureaucrats and
traitors, the winds of a barren desert and the strains of a voyage
never before attempted. If they succeed at every stage, their reward
will be the chance to fight another enemy: one which can blow them and
a hundred ships like theirs to vapor!