A hard science fiction series inspired by the science of chaos. Follow the beleaguered John Bandicut as his life is transformed by the alien quarx on Neptune's largest moon. Saving the Earth is only the beginning. His adventures will take him to the edge of the galaxy and into companionship with an unlikely assortment of alien beings, all of them torn from their homeworlds by the enigmatic Masters of Shipworld. But they have been brought to Shipworld for a purpose, and that purpose could cost them their lives.