On the fringes of human space, a murder will light a fuse and send two different people colliding together. He’s a thirty-year veteran of military operations; she’s the youngest daughter of a wealthy business family. Both used roundabout means to become detectives. She’s smart; he’s tactical. Now they need to learn from each other. Mix in a very early high-budget R&D AI created by the Military, and we might have a problem for those trying to hide from justice. 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 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? As many as needed. He will have vengeance no matter the cost; she will dig for the truth no matter the risk.