Alan Stewart, First Lieutenant on the space ship Qatar, and Captain Robin Lang of the Huan Police Force, have been best friends since their days in the Space Academy, despite the fact that Stewart is homosexual and Lang has a wife and son, Max.
However Max is growing up and their friendship is threatened when Lang believes Stewart has designs on his son.
When Max, now an adult and a recent recruit to the Qatar, is assaulted in a gay bar, Lang accuses Stewart. In an attempt to protect his son at all costs, Lang finds himself drawn into a dark conspiracy of murder and blackmail.
Meanwhile, Stewart has his own battles to fight. Apart from defending himself against Lang's accusations, he discovers the young man he is falling in love with, Michael Banner, is the one man on the ship who is out of bounds, untouchable.
Lives and love hang in the balance as Lang and Stewart search for the truth.
... (LGBT / Romantic Sci-Fi)
(Watty 2012 Awards Finalist)