This is the second book in a trilogy, Emeny Mine is the first. Earth and the planet Draco are at war, each battling the other on various planets. Joanna Nicole, a major in the earth military, is captured and taken to a Drac-conquered planet where she is temporarily blinded in an explosion saving Drac children. She is taken to the planet Draco and used by the planet's religious leader, Tora Soam, to provide information and direction from an outside source so that a plan to end the war can be found. The war is resolved on other planets except Amadeen, where humans and Dracs continue to fight. Joanna gets to know Tora Soam's son, Tora Kia, a drug-addicted Drac wounded in the war. They relate to each other as soldiers who can understand war in ways that diplomats cannot. Joanna finds that, with no sight, her environment and personal contacts are not what she thinks they are, and, in the end, she finds uses the Drac religion and culture to resolve her personal problems.
This report prepared by Joan Zuckerman