Battles in space, battles of wits, battles of ideologies—Reynolds in cyberspace, the crew on the ground. Everyone is engaged. The crew of the superdreadnought deploys on foot to win the hearts and minds of the native populations. The Grindlovians and the Telluride. Two races. One destiny. And an interloper is making everyone take notice. Integrated with a superdreadnought, the artificial intelligence known as Reynolds has recruited a humanoid crew to help search the universe for the elusive Kurtherians. His mission continues, and no one can stand in his way.