Vivian Skye wakes up in a secure hospital ward on New Damascus, having spent months in a restorative coma. The situation is dire; she's being investigated for facilitating the creation of the second sentient computer known to humanity. While in recovery, she's pressed for answers. With help, Vivian manages to escape the superhospital, but what she finds beyond is a galaxy in shambles. Janus, the computer that controls the Epsilon Eridani Hub has acquired sentience and craves chaos. By creating malfunctions and deliberately misdirecting ships, he has created the perfect trap for Vivian. Can Vivian survive the wrath of Janus?