Born into a family considered intelligence royalty, Portia Sebring Mann once deciphered Russian codes. Referred to as “the ice queen,” only her husband knew of the heat beneath her cool exterior. Fiercely loyal, whoever threatens her loved ones does so at his -- or her -- own peril.
Terra is becoming overcrowded, but a solution has been found: a method of space travel called portaling. A party of soldiers and scientists take that first step into the unknown, and what they discover is a puzzle. The city of Eden has obvious Terran influences. Who was there before them?