The scattered Clan Korval gets back together on Lytaxin which is the home of Clan Erob and is under attack by the Yxtrang. Val Con and Miri are there to introduce Miri to her clan. Shan and Priscilla are coming on the Dutiful Passage now outfitted as a battle cruiser. Nova is on her way after picking up mercenary troops at Fender. Anthora is left on Liad to fend off attacks by the Department of the Interior.