Kaleem has given up the love of his life in order to protect her. He now lives and works on Zandra.
A sudden landquake, not known on the planet for many years, destroys many of the forests his father has planted to bring life back to the planet. The new relationship Kaleem has helped to establish between the Terrestrans and the Zandrians is also under threat.
A third party gets involved and Kaleem has to use all of his diplomatic skills to keep everything on track. Mistakes cost him dearly and he looks set to lose Rozia for a second time.
The Babel Tower mystery, others mysteries and sadness plague him.
Can he find a way through to fulfil his role as the Peace Child?