The Strolla system is recovering from the massive Korram attack. Belter is reinstated as Governor and Colonel Hand builds an army. Lita is drawn away from the Strolla system by "The Traveler" and receives important information about Terras past. Dr. Eleonora, better able to process the thoughts Flaad gave her, provides an important revelation about the future. Meanwhile, Emerson and his loyalists try to make a new life in the Precanus System.