In a not-so-distant future where society has changed considerably but
the problems often remain the same, a young policewoman from Paris is
dragged into a difficult, dangerous investigation that could impact
the very future of mankind.
Romane Pennac’s niece has been kidnapped in Paris. Her genetic
makeup, inherited from the experiments conducted on her mother – and
Romane – in her youth, make her a perfect candidate for Algapower’s
hybridisation experiments. Hell bent on rescuing her and putting an
end to the corporation’s actions, El Malik and Pennac attempt a
daring raid on Algapower’s Rio laboratory. But when things go wrong,
they’ll find some very strange allies...
After the events on Antares, the first official contact between
Humans and the Tsalterian civilisation can take place on Aldebaran.
Limited in scope, it is to involve only two groups of scientists
studying a mysterious structure of unknown origin – all under the
aegis of Kim, the only ambassador the aliens are willing to accept. A
situation that’s not to everyone’s taste on the Human side … But as
things threaten to take a wrong turn, Marie, one of the survivors
brought to Aldebaran by Sven the Tsalterian, suddenly intervenes ……