Generations after Humanity ceased exploration of the stars, Lucy Tak commands a science expedition to investigate the source of a mysterious signal coming from a planet at the edge of charted space.
The most powerful instrument of war is observation.- Lucy Tak
Always the puzzle solver, Lucy Tak nurtured a curiosity uncharacteristic of other Humans. Taught by her father to be fearless in the face of the unknown, Lucy seizes the opportunity to venture into the depths of space to trace the source of a mysterious signal containing an echo from Humanity's past.
When she discovers more than predicted, Lucy is forced to transform her scientific expedition into a military operation. Armed with only an academic knowledge of warfare, Lucy must resurrect the retired Human arsenal of war, for their own survival, and potentially the survival of all life in the Galaxy.