Braca informs Crichton and the rest of Moya's crew that the Scarrans plan on invading Earth to retrieve the flowers destroyed on Katratzi. Crichton discovers a way to fold a wormhole in on itself and permanently close it. With the help of Pilot, Crichton does just this, destroying a Scarran Stryker in the wake. During a restful trip while Moya heals, Crichton proposes to Aeryn. She accepts but then the pair is attacked by an unknown craft. Their friends on Moya look on as both of them crystalize and shatter.
Among the disparate alien refugees is D'Argo, a brutish Luxan warrior; Zhaan, a mystical, Delvian high priestess colored ethereal blue from her bald head to her toes; Rygel, 26-inches tall, who claims royal sovereignty over 600 billion subjects even though he was deposed over 250 years ago; Chiana, a quick-witted, gray-skinned sylph who wears very little and talks like a valley girl; and Officer Aeryn Sun, a front-line solider in the Peacekeeper corps who is forced to join the rebels. The refugees are also chased by the unspeakably evil Scorpius.During an experimental space mission, astronaut John Crichton, a man from our time, is hurled across a thousand galaxies …