Plasmoids, ancient living machines, suddenly begin moving under their own power after millennia of stillness for reasons that remain a mystery to men.
Holati Tate discovered them--then disappeared.
Trigger Argee was Tate's closest associate--and she means to find him.
Trigger is brilliant, beautiful, and skilled in every known martial art. She's worth plenty--dead or alive--to more than one faction in this obscure battle. And she's beginning to have a chilling notion that the long-vanished Masters of the Old Galaxy were wise when they exiled the plasmoids to the most distant and isolated world they knew....