The Second Novel in the Mineran Series Sam Shepard having survived various attempts on his life enlists with the Minerans to become a Special Operative, a clandestine arm of the Universe Police.
Not knowing whom to trust as there is a traitor in the higher echelons and having to keep Sam hidden from a highly organised and far-reaching mysterious opponent, Sam is sent on a routine mission of removing a planet-wide drugs syndicate. This mission places Sam in more danger than he ever saw in his twenty years of army service, against people who value only power and will any means necessary to keep it. Citywide dispersal of highly addictive narcotics threatens to enslave whole populations and UNIPOL attempts to simultaneously purge a whole planet of criminals. Over one million felons are anticipated to be transported to the Penal Terraforming colonies, the UNIPOL spearhead has Sam at its forefront, where it’s safe! While Sam endeavours to stay alive, his colleagues pry at the scant clues left behind by their nefarious nemesis unravelling further intrigue and murder.