The Ubasti colonists slightly get via on their lonesome. to procure the instruments they want, they're relegated to promoting no matter what they could to open air traders. For xenobiologist Vashti Loren, this suggests bringing Offworlders on safari to seek the specimens she and her fellow biologists so desperately have to study.
Haunted via the violent demise of her husband, the heroic and celebrated Lasse Undset, Vashti needs to stability the wishes of Ubastis opposed to the swelling overwhelm of settlers. Vashti struggles in her function as one of many few colonists authorized to hold lethal guns, simply as she struggles together with her heritage of utilizing them. And whilst she discovers a genetically engineered soldier smuggled onto the outside, Vashti needs to face the nightmare of her husband's homicide yet again. status on the threshold of humanity's maximum wish, she on my own is aware the darkness of guarding paradise.