A science fiction novella – Castaway on an unknown planet, the colonists are making the world their own. Now past the early years of just survival, they have been exploring this new world learning of its dangers and its resources. Exploration is a hazardous occupation never knowing if you will survive this trip out or not. Injuries and even death are not unknown.
But suddenly an entire crew goes missing. Never has a whole crew of explorers gone missing without a word. No clues are left for those that search. What is this new unknown danger that can take out an entire exploration crew?
When a search and rescue effort ends with yet another entire crew gone missing, the town of Settlement is rocked. What has caused this? How will they find the answers? And who will take advantage of the situation?