Former government agent Frank Compton is drawn into an invisible battle between the operators of the intra-galactic travel system, known as the Quadrail, and an alien consciousness called the Modhri. The beautiful and enigmatic Bayta travels with Frank as they race across the galaxy in a desperate attempt to stop the Modhri from adding more strength to its already vast stores of power.
In their struggle against the Modhri, Agent Compton and Bayta find themselves embroiled in a galactic war that threatens the existence of humanity. To save Earth and all twelve galactic civilizations from burning at the feet of these alien threats, Frank and Bayta must do everything from sleuthing to open fighting to making unstable and tentative alliances with the most powerful and untrustworthy beings they meet.
In this thrilling, fast paced sequel to Night Train to Rigel and The Third Lynx, former government agent Frank Compton must ride the interstellar Quadrail in search of a missing girl if he wants to clear himself of her sister's brutal murder. But can he find her before the tyranical Modhri gets to her first?Buy