After a plague, the population has dwindled with females hit hardest. Unable to mate outside their species, they’re doomed to extinction.
High Colonel Ferig, a widowed Regarian officer is traveling alone when he encounters a strange woman on another planet who must be a hybrid.
Lieutenant Dara Maze claims to be Terran, from Earth, but he senses she’s part-Regarian. It seems impossible but there is no other explanation.
Holding the key to his planet’s survival, he rescues then kidnaps her to Rega to test his theories.
But when the time comes will he be able to give her up to another mate? Or will he claim her for himself?