An empire of genocidal artificial intelligences threatens to overwhelm humanity, held back only by the combined fleets of humanity’s lone superpower, the Majesterium. The allied might of the dozens of human systems who owe fealty to the Star King have long stood as a unified bulwark against the Syntharchy…until now. The alliance threatens to unravel when a planned wedding is interrupted by the sudden disappearance of the betrothed princess.
“Science fiction is fun again. Indeed, I can’t remember having this much fun since I picked up Alan Dean Foster’s For Love of Mother Not. And that was a long time ago, too!” Jeffro Johnson, Author of Appendix N: The Literary History of Dungeons and Dragons