Going home is never easy, especially when you have uncontrolled new powers and an impossible mission assigned by a snarky planet.
A week ago, they were catapulting through space. Five days ago, they discovered the beauty of TaoRuti Three, answering the prayers of a beleaguered Earth. Three days ago, TR3 shoved them through an interplanetary wormhole to insure no further planetary rapists were deployed.
To say that Drs. Marina Spitzer and Leonardo Federici are under the gun might be an understatement.
Adding to the mess, they need to discover why Phoenix, Inc. has erased all record of their team's triumphant departure a mere few years ago, and how a mysterious shadow cabal has gained overwhelming political power back on Earth. And there's the uncomfortable, unstated deadline from the sentient planet TaoRuti Three hanging over their heads.
They both saw how deadly she was when she didn't like what she was seeing, so the clock is ticking. Assistance from any corner would be helpful. Or would it?