On the Back Cover:
To lose your memory
once may be regarded as a misfortune, to lose it twice
looks like carelessness.
The Terran colony world
of Espero seems the unlikely source of a sophisticated
distress call. And The Doctor, Fitz and Trix are not the
only ones responding to it.
While Fitz consorts
with royalty, The Doctor's on the run with a sixteen
year old girl, and Trix meets a small boy with a dark
In a race for the minds
and souls of an entire planet, The Doctor and Trix are
offered temptations that may change them forever.
At least one of them
will be unable to resist.