Robert Artuso’s life had collapsed around him. Out of a job and looking for employment, he turned to his brother John. Their other brother Jack had received orders from a family nemesis, which would change their family’s lives. Convinced by Jack to return to work for the corporation, Robert and John are joined by their sister Kathy, who feels she needs closure over the loss of their parents in the Kuiper belt. They leave their home behind and try to hold their lives together finding love and death along the way. Bernard Gates was the grandsons of the founder of the corporation. His father had been removed from the board of directors. His holdings and wealth were vast and with his sudden death, Bernard Gates inherited it all. However, he wanted his family legacy back. With his boyhood friend, Bob Monroe, he found his chance. Bob Monroe did not want to rule the known universe just the space military. His hatred of the Artuso family boiled inside until he and his friend found the right moment for his revenge.