While working in the Trojan asteroid cloud, independent mining vessel Icarus picks up a distress call from a vessel stranded deep within the cloud. Risking a catastrophic collision, they board the mystery prototype vessel and attempt to rescue the crew. Meanwhile, another vessel, from Earth, is coming to deal with the heavily damaged prototype, but with a conflicting agenda. After unwittingly discovering the bizarre secret of the prototype vessel, the crew of the Icarus end up fighting for their very survival against a superior and unexpected enemy.
This stand-alone addition to the Astronomicon universe will appeal to fans of Science Fiction and Thrillers alike.