Admiral Raymond Kelly, journeys to the planet Chronosia. His mission--to investigate the death of Colonel Eli Holland, a Space Union scientist who was killed on the planet, while conducting a Top Secret experiment. For Kelly, the mission is great danger. His friend is murdered by violent killers who want to stop his mission. He meets the no-nonsense hellcat Tina Greene, granddaughter of a government agent. After she tries to kill him, she comes to his aid. But Kelly wonders how much he can trust her. Is she an idealist trying to stop a war or an agent setting up his death? Kelly is determined to learn the cause of Holland s death.