[From the back of the book]
Natural disasters, man made disasters and human disasters! All encountered by one small ship trying to make a living on the edge of the Imperium. Its psionic crew face trading difficulties, assault and moral dilemmas about their best course of action.
Small merchant ships are a common sight in Known Space and the Zhodani have their share of traders plying the spacelanes even if they’re less well known to the Imperials. One such crew has their work cut out for them to make their way in District 268 where they’ll never be quite sure of their reception at the next world.