New Lassa has finally settled into galactic trade under Chardon’s leadership. Everything was going great until representatives from four planets arrive unannounced, begging for help. His former mate, Sestis, acquired Regency over their system before her untimely death. Now the responsibility lands on him. He barely rules New Lassa. Taking on a whole solar system is asking a bit much. To make matters worse, a new relentless enemy leaves carnage in their wake across the five solar systems. And the Dreridians have declared it not their problem.