All the world stood in awe of the might of the Sino-Aztecs' Crystal Empire. All but Sedrich Sedrichsohn. Charged with bringing to the Emperor his future bride, the beautiful and far-seeing Ayesha, Sedrich was an outcast, his life in ruins. Now he has a last chance at happiness--and revenge. "A science fiction epic filled with verve, dash, and inventive characters".--Chattanooga Times.