On the fringes of human space, a murder will light a fuse and send two different people colliding together. She lives on earth, where peace among the population is a given. He is on the fringe of society where authority is how much firepower you wield. She is from the powerful, the elite. He is with the military. Both want the truth—but is revealing the truth good for society? Two years ago, a small moon in a far-off system was set to be the location of the first intergalactic war between humans and an alien race. It never happened. However, something was found that many are willing to kill to keep a secret. Now, they have killed the wrong people. How many will need to die to keep the truth hidden? He will have vengeance no matter the cost. She will dig for the truth—no matter how risky it is to reveal.