In the not-too-distant future, an isolated planet is nearing social and environmental expiration. Disturbingly, the inhabitants are not behaving as expected, giving cause for advanced 'custodians' to take an unprecedented response and commission a galactic space cruiser to reconnoitre the unforeseen developments. However, they become entwined in a complex and exceptionally dangerous situation. Meanwhile, two special agents, who have been summoned to unearth the covert insurgency on the planet, initially portray a brusque relationship which becomes noticeably co-operative, and provides a convincing and intriguing scenario throughout. Consequently, mystery and suspense are well sustained to a thrilling and poignant conclusion.