A survey mission has as its goal to find a long lost wreck, with the intent to plunder what might remain of its secrets. Left with a minimal crew Julie Calvert has a lot to do and to prove, and she is equal to the challenge, or thinks she is. What the crew of the Polyphemus does not realize is that while they are looking for the mysterious something, the something is looking right back at them. More
Julie Calvert is the richest kid in the galaxy, with a life of ease and advancement before her, except one mistake has ripped her from her cozy future, and sent her to the galaxy's outer reach. Now Calvert has something to prove, and a very deep hole out from which she must climb just to come even again. A caretaker mission becomes something quite different as an ambitious youngster sets out to do whatever it takes. But something ominous is on the horizon, an alien presence of incredible power and potential. What do you give the kid who has everything? Julie Calvert is about to find out what that thing is in the worst manner possible.