The hermaphrodite dancers of Merculian expect to feel safe back on their home planet, but a series of frightening incidents rips apart the veil of calm. Then Triani's beloved child disappears. The frantic dancer feels everything he has worked for slipping away as he relives old nightmares. Is this punishment for past sins? Only by betraying someone close to him is there a chance to save his innocent child. A Merculians novel.