Blurb: Within the Constellation of the Serpent, out of bounds to all spacefarers, humans live among the insect-like aliens--and one of them, a woman named Raen, is bent on a revenge that will tear apart the truce between human and alien. "Brisk pacing . . . and genuinely brilliant world-building".
Awards: Locus Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (1981)
Series: Alliance-Union Universe