The sixth novel in the Equations series: The galaxy reels from the shocking return of Omega. Genesis is gone, the haggard remnants of its human civilization barely escaping infection and slavery at the hands of the mutated, sentient plague. Freetown, Gibraltar, New Halifax, Krogg 'A', and Earth must now desperately prepare to defend themselves, while Elandra Caine seeks a cure. The key to that cure might be aboard ENS Renown, but that vessel is trapped outside the Earth Galaxy, and is being chased by Omega's ships. Newly-appointed Supreme Consul Setter Caine finds the situation grim. Omega is the supposed 'God' of the Earthers, and by studying the Krogg War, he has learned much about the way his creations make war. He intends to use this knowledge to gain his revenge...