Ria Torr has a few hours to kill on space station Pyxis. The
handsome Aktarian offering to buy her a drink makes those
hours memorable and she nearly misses her departure
schedule, a costly mistake for the Sarkian captain of the
commercial freighter Telem.
Civil war is brewing in the Vidarian System and Royal Prince
Gyrr Thrane's mission is peace. A rebel leader has requested
a meeting on outer-station Zeon, but an official recognition
of the rebels is impossible. Traveling incognito as a sex
consort, Gyrr is unable to resist the Sarkian beauty. Once
his mission is concluded, the Prince is determined to win
Ria's heart and change their passionate quickie into a
long-term relationship, but a Vek attack changes the lovers'
Ria saves Gyrr's life and provides his transportation to
space station Zeon. By the time the Telem docks, the sex
consort has proved he is well suited for his choice of career.
The rebel leader's information is as unbelievable as sex
with Ria. The Telem is transporting illegal weapons destined
for Vidar and Ria's complicity is evident.
Betrayed by her crew and accused by the man she loves, Ria
must prove her innocence despite the secret past that