Behind the facade of civility, each of the three plots to destroy the others. Peacekeeper Ensign Whitney was instrumental in the creation of the alliance and now hopes for peace on the beleaguered planet. A loyalist Archon, she has come to represent the faith of her people, the Radiant Starlight. As she struggles to prevent the world from plunging into further conflict, Whitney discovers that greater forces are at play and beyond her control.
The world of Materiea is a mysterious place. On this planet, Whitney not only discovers a strange conflict but learns of a vile corruption within the ranks her own people. Whitney must not only bring peace to the planet but also to Peacekeepers themselves.