Following the events of After the Fall, the crew of the U.S.S. Excalibur finds itself caught up in a genocidal interstellar war in the distant Andromeda Galaxy, a situation that forces captain Mackenzie Calhoun to choose between helping an oppressed race and allying himself with violent aliens who could assist his ship home. 25,000 first printing.
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: Following the dramatic conclusion of "After The Fall", the crew of the USS Excalibur are lost in space, somehow thrown headlong into the mysteries and dangers of the distant Andromeda Galaxy - and no sooner do they arrive than they are caught up in the middle of a genocidal interstellar war. Now, Captain Mackenzie Calhoun - who himself grew up a freedom fighter battling the forces of an aggressive conqueror - must decide where his true loyalties lie. Should he save an oppressed race from certain destruction? Or ally himself with the violent alien warriors who offer the only hope of getting Excalibur home again...