Unwittingly destroying an enemy ship in deep space, Rieka Degahv, one of the few human captains of the Commonwealth Fleet, is charged with high treason and embarks on a desperate search to untangle an intergalactic intrigue. Original."
The human heroine is a good character and her marriage to a Centaurian provides most of the even slightly intriguing material. There is a bit of good stuff here, every now and again. But finding it in the midst of so much unoriginal prose is a frustrating task, leaving this reader with a strong sense of possibilities unrealized.