Unhappy with his life of two failed marriages, Andy Shepstone has no children and no job satisfaction. He is invited to interview an alien in military custody. He is a trusted war correspondent and ex covert ops specialist.
During the interview he learns that the alien is an apparently sexless marsupial named Naomran who reproduces by ritual meditation. A freak accident caused Naomran's ship to arrive in the solar system. Andy believes it to be female. On hearing of the experiments conducted on her, he fears for her life.
As the interview progresses, he realises how hopeless she has become. His emotions get the better of him and he sympathises with her. With nothing to lose, he decides to try to rescue her from her predicament.
This thrilling romantic adventure has many unexpected twists and turns.