A lone exploration ship light years from home, desperately searching for a planet to colonize before time runs out for Earth.
A bold political gamble that leaves the future of the civilian space fleet teetering on the edge.
An unscrupulous military leader whose secret ambition is control of all Earth’s space assets.
A fanatic saboteur and a lurking, shadowy warship.
Only the crew of the Expeditionary Starship Eagle knows the entire truth, but can they survive long enough to get home and reveal it?