The great Empire, which now rules over two million galaxies, faces its first internal civil war, as two special solar systems fall under the influence of Demons of Mezokovácsházi. They challenge the Throne's new laws against separation. The Harvey refused to leave the worlds they received when the Empire first formed. Believing that history has proven all wish them genocide, they follow their new false leader, Báránd who meets an unexpected adversary. Acsa, a Harvey university student makes a pen pal from the planet Gorbachyov, who is of Stuart's ancestry. The Harvey goddess Siusan unites them, allowing their bond to cement. They hold hands to show their unity. Báránd discovers this and demands that they appear before Harvey court for execution. Harvey law declares that no Harvey may touch a nonHarvey. Siusan prepares young Acsa and her Gorbachyov friend Golubev for a special war in which they will attempt to save as many Harvey from the Master's ensuing great wrath as possible. For salvation, they must declare their allegiance to the throne. Those who save themselves will be integrated into new worlds throughout all the Empire's galaxies and live as equals. They train diligently and suffer through many challenges until her calling is finished.