Brawny sea captains, a cyborg bounty hunter, and space drones that use humans as slaves arrive on a watery world full of leeches to settle a centuries-old score.
Logline Dune meets Master and Commander
Source of Angst ''Once, disease and accident had been the greatest killers of humankind; now the greatest killer was boredom.''
Key Concepts Hive mentality, parasitism
Lowdown This sprawling tale boasts baddies who deserve their torturous fate and heroes who merit further evolution.