By Gary Gibson
Dakota and Corso are taken prisoner by means of the Bandati within the moment book of The Shoal Sequence
Dakota came upon the Shoal's darkish and unsafe mystery, and now she works towards preventing not just the unfold of this data, but in addition the onset of the nova warfare. came upon adrift close to a Bandati colony global distant from Consortium house, Dakota and Corso locate themselves the Bandati's prisoners, and it rapidly becomes transparent to them that the humanity’s constrained wisdom of the remainder of the galaxy, filtered throughout the Shoal, is direly misguided. The Shoal were battling a frontier conflict with a rival species, the Emissaries, with their very own FTL expertise for more than 15,000 years. knowing that the Shoal could be the Galaxy's one probability at sustained peace, Dakota is pressured to paintings with dealer to avoid the unfold of lethal wisdom carried onboard the Magi ships—but it sounds as if the nova conflict is inevitable.