All of Jarzen Tadel's children are Triple Es. Two of Jarzen's children are missing. Triple Es were thought to be able to handle any situation . . . apparently not. Jarzen launches a search on the planet Shaktarin; the last known location of one of his missing children. On Shaktarin hundreds of thousands of people and millions of farm animals are also missing. Who are the Navaracks and who are the Gertha. Back on Elapsis another incredible mystery is unfolding. . . . Jarzen is about to face his greatest challenges.