The third novel in the Equations series: Though the situation at Genesis is stabilized, the Earthers and humans remain at war with the Kroggs. After nine months of fighting, the Allied Fleets find themselves at the end of a dangerously long supply line, and are forced to rely on their new base at Gibraltar. The Kroggs, however, are growing increasingly aggressive; as First Lord Setter Caine discovers, they are aware of the Allied weaknesses, and are ready to exploit them. Only unconventional strategies from officers like Savanna Felix, Fox Magnus, and Draco Maximane can save the front lines from collapse. But while the fate of the Allied advance hangs in the balance, ArcBrigadier Patrick Conroy is damned by the tides of war, forcing ArcGeneral Sarah Manchester and the renegade Freetown privateers to make hard decisions...