After a risky physics experiment transports the island University of Halcyon to a new world, engineer Dave Schuster and his fellow students struggle to survive in this alien, hostile environment. As tyrannical forces within the University use the catastrophe to strengthen their power and control, Dave encounters an even greater menace which threatens the very existence of their fledgling colony. About the Author: Peter Kazmaier is an acclaimed author of futuristic fiction. His experience as a researcher in chemistry enables him to bring authentic scientific insight to his much beloved series, The Halcyon Cycle. He lives with his wife Kathy in Mississauga. They spend their summers at their cottage on the Rideau Canal, near Seeley's Bay, Ontario.