When Trance and Harper encounter their former employer Gerentex, they are forced on a wild ride to find a valuable artefact, which could give the owner the power to command the galaxy. But a deadly alien named Reaper is on pursuit, and the threesome find themselves in a run-down casino system with him close in their tail.
The Devil Take The Hindmost
Rev Bem receives an urgent call from a Wayist friend who is trying to save a settlement of Hajira destined to be wiped-out by slavers. When Dylan and Rev Bem arrive they discover that the Hajira are a race of peaceful humans who have lost their technology and don't believe in fighting. But Rev Bem could hold the key to taking on the slavers when they arrive to do battle.