Eliza's only crime was stealing a few seconds of pleasure on her space patrol. Her sentence was life of hard labor in the asteriod's mine. But, salvation comes when they need someone expendable to spend time with the newcomers, a fleet of intelligent dinosaurs.
For the last few years, Dina was getting ready for a century-long trip that would ensure she and her new husband would have a rich life on a planet far away. But the trip would end up being diverted to something far more terrible.