The Centaurus Device is the devilish gift that just keeps giving, and everyone wants a piece of it. Heck's ex-partner makes a dramatic return from the dead and wants Heck to step outside. Heck, ready to settle old scores, is only too glad to oblige.
Raif Masters finds himself forced by his overprotective parents to spend his last school holiday exploring extraterrestrial worlds in ‘The Great Connection’: a real-time simulation of the observable universe, rendered into virtual reality home entertainment. His crew discovers a secret from the other side of the galaxy that could change the future of the Earth, forever.
Lt. Callen, is a space pilot and commander of PV-11, with stealth capabilities. His battle experience has a life-or-death impact in a dangerous mission rescuing a band of terraformers stranded on a forbidden planet. He falls in love with his executive officer Peggy Varner, a non-human with artificial intelligence What secrets about this planet are being kept by the enemies of humanity?