In, our last chapter you foiled the evil plans of the dreaded Jaglins, saved billions of lives and returned the technology of the Xeslovs device into Confederation hands. You became a celebrity on Velos and it finally seemed you would move on up in the rankings. Unfortunately, once they reviewed yours and Kens account of the adventure they decided to cancel your promotion because of the following charges:
1. MURDER OF AN ENDAGERD SPECIES
2. PURCHASE OF ALCHOL ON-DUTY. (Your schedule had you on-duty around the time you arrived in Gabon)
3. MISUSE OF CONFEDERATION PROPERTY (The Confederation issued jock strap)
Instead, you were issued a three month vacation on the beach planet of Balanga which you thought was an OK award. Having, just finished the wonderful leave you and Ken get ready to return to Velos unaware of the danger that you are about to face....