by V.A. Blaine (Futuristic/Romance. Hard Copy) Nothing could have prepared the people of Earth when suddenly, human aliens from another world visit the planet with an offer to educate and help the Terrans. Things are going according to plan when an incident occurs on the Alliance planets which causes the aliens to cease contact with the planet, and leave the Terrans to fend for themselves. But all may not be lost. This book alse introduces a mystery that lasts throughout the rest of the series.