Two hundred twenty years in the future, a rapidly changing environment has forced the vast majority of mankind to leave the Earth and live in colonies on the moon and asteroids. Out of a commonality of need, Humanity has lived for nearly 150 years in peace, but when desperation fades and those in power no longer fight for survival, they begin to fight again … for power.
A routine exploration mission explodes into chaos 2.8 billion miles from home and throws Commander Jephora Cochrane and the crew of the prospector ship Jakob Waltz into a crisis that will test their experience to the limit.
Together they make a discovery that will alter the course of history. A secret, buried at the edge of the outer solar system, which is the key to changing everything.
But only if Humanity can survive until the truth gets out.
After crash-landing on the frozen surface of L-4 Prime, the crew of the Jakob Waltz fight to survive while they unravel an alien secret that will change the path of Humanity’s future.
Thrust into the center of an exploding civil war, they may be the only answer to avoiding the inevitable battle that seems destined to shred civilization.
If they can stay alive long enough.
Struggling to understand the technology left behind by the ancient Shan Takhu, the residents of Gateway Colony must first defeat the warships of a merciless cybernetic entity known as Odysseus. It will stop at nothing to control the power of the alien structure they’ve discovered, including destroying it.
When all of civilization hangs in the balance, only a handful will have the strength to protect it.