Ylum teeters on the edge of explosion. Dueling religions threaten to plunge the tiny planet into an orgy of blood-letting. Nexus wants only to be left alone to attend the birth of his son. Even Nexus may not be able to stop the jackals who surge back and forth like an angry sea. Assassins stalk Sundra and her child. Nexus 99 brings readers swiftly and thrillingly up to speed on Horatio Hellpop and his universe. An excellent jumping on place for new readers and old friends.