Gulliver station, a byword along the space lanes for corrupt government, where crime and misery is legend, teeters on the edge of revolution. Jolene Harris and the Adirondack return to Gulliver Station one last time. Lemuel Calahan, the Underground leader, needs to balance the need for secrecy against his need for recruits. Kenna Gillespie, leader of The Family, hears reports of unrest and strengthens her hold on the corrupt government while fighting her rivals, James McMahon and his son, Colin, of The Firm. Who will win?