On the Back Cover:
|The Fall of Yquatine
cultural, political and economic centre of the Minerva System. A planet with a
month to live.
Fitz knows. He was there when Yquatine fell. Now, trapped a
month in the past, he doesn't know if The Doctor survived. He doesn't know
where Compassion has gone. He doesn't know who the invaders will be.
But he does know the date and time when he will die with the
millions of others.
The Doctor teams up with Lou Lombardo - part-time
dodgy temporal gadget salesman and full-time pie seller. Compassion is lost in
time and space. And Fitz is living out his final days working in a seedy
cocktail bar, where he meets Arielle, the President's runaway girlfriend. But
is she really the best person to shack up with?
As The Doctor tries to talk sense into the politicians and soldiers, and Compassion
tries to avert the war, Fitz is about to discover that things can only get