Twenty-third century federation marshal Max Pappus is in trouble – and he knows it. Shot down and injured on the hostile planet of Xango-3, he will have to save himself.
With the help of his trusted ship’s AI computer and a small tribe of friendly Xangreeos – and driven by the lust for revenge – he repairs his ship and leaves, but not before falling in love.
Will Max Pappus get his revenge?
Will he return for the girl?
Max Pappus sets out on a trek that takes him to other worlds – putting him and his comrades at odds with several races until what end may come….