Nobody likes to have their principles questioned, tested or judged - least of all a pirate! The Robin Hood style space pirate captain, Iain D. Bryce, feels he is being very harshly judged for his - by both friend and foe alike. He is being pushed to the brink as he fights to hold onto his unusual principles and his reputation as a pirate and a hero. Captain Bryce and his crew are finding out that being the good guys isn't easy. Can they stick to the moral high ground with forces pulling at them from the inside and the outside? Life in the big black is getting even more into the quickly ending year of 2269. The pirate captain and the crew of Phoenix Enclave find unexpected allies, go up against old enemies and meet new challenges in this chapter in the life and times of a BrimTier pirate.