Corporal Jian Choumaliis on the mission of a lifetime – security officer on one of Earth's huge generation ships, fleeing Earth's failing ecosystem to colonise a distant planet.
The ship encounters a technologically and culturally advanced alien empire, led by a royal family of dragons. The empire's dragon emissary offers her aid to the people of Earth, bringing greater health, longer life and faster-than-light travel to nearby stars.
But what price will the people of Earth have to pay for the generous alien assistance?
In this first book in the series, Kylie Chan brings together pacey, compelling storytelling and an all-too-possible imagined future in a tale packed with action, adventure, drama and suspense.