Bombs go off in the human colony of Atlantis. In the same system, the gas giant miners of Hybras Station have been evicted, but refuse to move.Commander Hanson of the Solar Alliance Navy is sent to defuse the situation. But as he investigates, the mission becomes more complicated than anyone anticipated. The mysteries multiply. Who is really behind the bombings? What is the ancient alien substance inside the atmosphere of Hybras? And who is the silent, faceless, merciless stranger moving between Atlantis and Hybras Station?Alone, not knowing who to trust, Hanson comes closer to finding the true reason he was sent to Atlantis. And as he closes in, he must face the biggest question of all. Does he follow the orders given by his superiors, or his own sense.