It’s time for the Nighthawk and the Matilda strike-team to depart. All they need is a little push to get out the door.
Qin must decide between her life on the Terminus, and whatever awaits her in the Republic. Julian makes an acquaintance while on the run. Renic makes his move on 5E.
Samantha, Decker, and the crew of the Matilda see the news from Kestris. A decision is made. Heavy gives them the final push they need.
The end of an empire, and an ascension. Renic completes his final task. Gallow finishes what he started.
Renic is back on Kestris, though his motivations have shifted. Julian sees the result of Gallow’s plan and is forced to make a move. Qin begins the realize the dire circumstances of her life aboard the Terminus.
Gallow makes his final judgement against the Imperium.
Renic returns to Kestris, the evidence of his forbidden trip to Senali quite obvious. He has no choice but to patch himself up and carry on… he’s due on the Terminus in a mater of hours.
Samantha awakens someplace strange. How did she get here? And, where does she go now?
Qin is on the hunt. Where in the sector is Commander Renic Tau?
Aboard the Matilda, Samantha and the crew try to make sense of what happened on Senali. Some take it better than others.