Three interconnected novellas that are all set on the binary sister worlds of Ste. Anne and Ste. Croix.  It is said a race of shapeshifters once lived here, only to perish when men came… The Fifth Head Of Cerberus: A man recalls his childhood, living in a brothel on the world of Ste. Croix, remembers his brother and their maturing under the watch of a robot guardian.  A Story, By John V. Marsch: An anthropologist from Earth visits the twin planet system in the hopes of discovering some remnant of the mysterious natives who once dwelt there. V.R.T.: Anthropologist Marsch runs afoul of the authorities  – and a police state will determine his fate – so what are they all so afraid of?  Cover art by John Harris.