Ashelle's childhood rival, the bold Lady Kyntanna, is in love! As with one of Ashelle's best friends! Tom, a regular human university student, is not so regular anymore. Having discovered the secrets of alien science, his engineering smarts and hyperspace inventions have attracted dangerous attention from Men in Black and the Galactic Empire itself! The idyllic peace of Ashelle's adoptive East Coast town comes under threat and she and her remarkable friends must work together to overcome personal fears and social hang-ups to prevent planetary disaster!