A surprise attack by ruthless alien race, the Sa'Nerra, throws the crew of the Fleet Dreadnought Hammer into turmoil. Earth is already losing the fifty-year war - but the capture of the Hammer would mean certain defeat.
Even worse, the Sa'Nerra have a new weapon, able to disrupt neural communications and manipulate Fleet crew into turning against their own.
With everything at stake, the mysterious Omega Directive comes into effect. Cut off from the rest of the crew, Commander Lucas Sterlin...