Darcy Flynn, a former police officer in East Quay, works as a night guard and a private investigator. Framed for a bad shooting while on the force, she is set on finding out the truth about what happened. Sabrina Hawk, a successful accountant with an impressive client list, still suffers the aftereffects from an assault during her college years. Victim-blaming on campus was bad enough, but she loathes the authorities for mistreating her.
With the fate of entire civilisations at risk, the galactic battleground makes for unusual alliances and unexpected passions as two women from very different worlds join forces. When Commodore Rae Jacelon of the Gamma VI space station apprehends the alluring but dangerous Kellen O'Dal, it is the start of an unlikely alliance and a breathtaking attraction. Against all advice, Jacelon decides to trust the mysterious O'Dal, risking her career and her life, and a daring intergalactic romance ensues, set against the backdrop of a space adventure filled with suspense.