'The voyage to Alpha Centauri usually takes years but Max Vanmore, reluctant heir to Vanmore Titanium, dares to make the journey in a ship powered by an experimental f.t.l. drive.
'He knows that his is in a race, a race to a distant planet where technology generates unspeakable riches.
'Money is at stake. Lives are at stake. But even more...
'Whoever wins the race will rule the future.' (Publication summary)