The Draconis are a race of unexpected power and ability, complicated by their tendency to ‘match’ with other magics capable beings. The trial to decide whether or not they should be exterminated is about to begin, and both sides have gathered some of the brightest minds in the galaxy to argue before the Star Assembly of the Infinitum Government. Everything goes awry, however, when High Chancellor Pyotr Kavalerov, staunchest supporter of the Draconis’ right to live, is assassinated …