As the motives of shadowy forces become known, those of power and authority are called into question. Threats that have declared themselves begin to fray the might of an unsinkable society. Those who menace the current world order welcome the slim hope of an emissary, in the form of Princess Ascendant Soleil. Her whereabouts still officially unknown, she begins to forge bonds of respect where precious few exist. The involvements of others throughout the Pan-Galactic Imperium and beyond, from Dragons to independent thinkers getting a clue, are becoming inextricably entangled in cascades of connected fortunes. Breakthroughs are imminent. Movements are beginning to surface that may turn everything inside-out… and perhaps it’s time that they do.