After the Solar Alliance enacts a plan to starve Venus of vital resources, ex-Marine Vijaya “Sam” Narayan and her besieged rebel army take a deadly risk and land a strike force on Earth’s moon. From there, they create a partnership with one of the unscrupulous fusion magnates who keep a stranglehold on the System’s energy supply. Sam and Colonel Rossi’s forces deal a crippling blow to the Solar Alliance by destroying their primary Helium-3 source. The Alliance is finally learning not to underestimate Sam’s military and tactical expertise. They have given all their resources and support to the one man whose hatred for Sam burns brighter than a thousand suns... Colonel Bellgrave.