When a pottery fragment is found on a colonized tropical planet 10,000 light years from earth in 11,815 AD it is barely noticed. But the pottery fragment is inscribed with the name of the desert God of the Hebrews, in an ancient Hebraic script.
The shard authenticates to Middle Kingdom Ancient Egypt.
5,000 light years away a consultant happens on an old love whose bank owns the land the shard is discovered on, and then is called to investigate.
Digital electronics suddenly all begin to fail, plunging planets and systems into ancient ways.
This triggers a war across the arms of the Milky Way, the first real war in thousands of years, while none of the allies attacked understands why the war has begun. Military disasters ensue.
What follows is romance, lust, betrayals, loyalty, armies, navies, conspiracies, treachery, faith, cynicism, need, cruelty abandon and more lust as the source of the shard and its reason for being is determined ... right where it was authenticated.
The main characters are thrust by desperate action back to a focal point - The Middle Kingdom of Egypt. There it all becomes a voyage of discovery, revelation, and creation, alternative explanations of history, adventure, and surprise.
From far in the future to the distant past, it's our relationships that form the backbone of the events that shape the world.