Pippa's unconventional interstellar gap year prepared her for her future career, transformed her understanding of the universe, and cemented her purpose in it. A sci-fi fantasy crossover saga that tests the limits of perception and spans the boundaries of the known galaxy. She's a post-doc looking for experience and he's a fallen angel. She has a Joan of Arc complex and he's a millennia-old wizard. She's a badass lizard woman and they're a bunch of middle-aged clones. And what do they have to do with killer robots, virtual reality, sex, drugs, teleportation, and non-proliferation? They're all fumbling their way around Significantly Advanced Tech.