In humanity's distant future, no living civilization knows how the ancient war ended, why all life on dozens of planets ceased. Now, researchers Nevan and and his wife, Sylan, follow an enigmatic message to the forgotten planet Perdita, which may hold the secret of the War's End. But when their spaceship crash lands on the planet, the couple walks into a war zone. Nevan and their daughter are captured by the pro-technology leadership, Sylan and their son by an anti-tech rebels. Worse, Nevan and Sylan's ship contains information on a powerful and dangerous space travel technology that may devastate the planet. Despite Nevan’s and Sylan’s pleas that this technology never be used, the pro-tech Perditans decide to develop it. The anti-techs are so bent on stopping them that their violent assaults may trigger the very disaster they hope to prevent. In this political powder keg, two long-time enemies, the pro-tech Ethan and anti-tech Sherayna, must work together to save their planet. Perdita is an ecological science fiction novel that explore the perils of fanaticism.