“The Dante System… Ryann hoped never to visit that lawless, anarchic star-system deep within the Inferno Nebula. He had heard stories from wizened old traders around the space-port bars his father had occasionally taken him to. By all accounts Dante-9, or the Devil’s Eye as it was affectionately known by its inhabitants, was a shiny black planet – a hard, dark orb of obsidian reflecting the hellish rain of plasma storms which whipped through the system like a primordial furnace.
Only the most desperate and dangerous of criminals endured the tortuous radiation clouds and flash-fires within the sulphur belts. Only the worst of the worst had to hide in such an environment to escape the heavy arm of Military Justice. No, Dante was a place Ryann hoped never to visit…”