The second book allows you detailed access into the fate of Dorian Crooke, grandson of the legendary pirate Alex Korden.
Initially the greatly gifted young man is very involved in the APEIRON succeeding and prospering in all enterprises.
However after a war of liberation he becomes distorted.
During a stay within the star system of Altair on its planet TREECOVER where the research team is facing a horrible evolution, he becomes a drug addict and gets entangled in a sexual dependence on a married female astrophysicist, eventually coming to a bad end as a murderer.
Please bear in mind that all novels lack an English translation. They are only available in German.