Book III in the Gap series. After a terrifying encounter with the Amnion aliens, Nick Succorso made for the safety of Thanatos Minor, the infamous bootleg shipyard where illegals from all over the galaxy come to repair their ships and indulge in exotic entertainment. But the Amnion were waiting and for Nick, Morn Hyland and her son Davies, the safe haven became hell. They would not be alone. Angus Thermopyle had been captured by the UMCP and turned into a deadly cyborg. Now as Angus’ controllers looked on, he was heading for Thanatos Minor, programmed to carry out a deadly mission with nightmarish consequences for them all.