In the year 2441, the War of Wazian Ascension ended in victory for Earth. Captain Zeta Smith of the IERS Monitor was declared a hero of the Interstellar Earth Republic. Soon after the war, Captain Zeta Smith and the crew of the Monitor discovered that keeping the peace can be more bloody and painful than fighting the actual war. Old enemies have returned, and they do not follow the same rules as Captain Smith and his crew. Captain Smith and the crew of the Monitor will have to face painful facts of human history, and the nightmarish flaws of the human soul to survive the trials and difficulties they will face. In the end, they will not only have to defeat their physical enemies, but the demons of human history.