Whilst the crew of the Andromeda Ascendant are having dinner, Dylan Hunt receives a message from Jane Rollins of the Commonwealth ship Twelve Centuries who reports that the Nietzscheans are leaving the Commonwealth on mass and it is worrying.
A package arrives for Dylan but it turns out to be a trap, inside the packages are Nietzscheans who want to take control of the ship. The Nietzscheans want the remains of Drago Musevani, the first Nietzschean. The Nietzscheans believe that Tyr Anasazi has the remains. They also want the Eureka Maru which Rebekah Valentine is strongly opposed to. The Nietzscheans capture members of the crew so Dylan Hunt offers himself up as a prisoner for the others which they accept.
Tyr Anasazi and Beka work hard to disarm the Nietzscheans from the ship. When the Nietzscheans get the remains on the Eureka Maru. Tyr tells them to go ahead with the rendezvous and then leaves the ship. The Eureka Maru leaves which the Andromeda Ascendant is able to follow after Trance Gemini reveals that the ship is leading antiprotons and so can be followed. When the Andromeda catches up with the Eureka, both Dylan and Tyr board the ship to retake control.
Rommie reveals that the Ascendant has been sabotaged and cannot go to slipstream without destroying the Drago-Kazov home world which they are in orbit around. Tyr visits the Kodiak asteroid where he will be met by Dylan Hunt later as the two talk about the future and what has happened.
When Seamus Harper reviews the security logs, he learns that Tyr has been planning everything for the last three years and this is the culmination of all the work.
A large number of different ships come out of slipstream at this point in space. Eventually the ships will fire on everything. Tyr and Dylan return to the Andromeda Ascendant where Tyr will help the crew get the Ascendant to safety. Once the Andromeda is safe, Tyr will take a slip fighter and leave the Andromeda. Dylan provides protection for Tyrs slip fighter.
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