Outlaw telepath Rayn DeStar has discovered the perfect hiding place . . . a home in the wasteland of Exodus. But his peaceful anonymity comes to an abrupt end when murder brings interplanetary investigators to the desert. Rayn has little interest in the crime but a great deal in the female telepath providence has sent him. Dina's strength awakens in him the lust for power and dominance he's fought against his entire life. Rookie agent Dina Marlijn arrives on Exodus carrying as many secrets as she hopes to unravel. She hides the fact that she s a telepath from everyone but her partner, for her abilities are close to those of the Dark Star dens, a race so hated they re banned from Synergy Worlds. But there s one secret Dina keeps even from her partner. No one hates the dens more than she does. When her prime suspect, a dens calling himself Rayn DeStar, saves her life, Dina pursues him for answers. With her investigative and telepathic skills, she believes she can manipulate him into helping her. When Rayn counters with lies, she expects nothing less, but when their telepathic "bond" leads her down a path of both physical and mental seduction, she s unprepared for the consequences. Trapped in a web of desire, mistrust, and betrayal, Dina crosses all the lines she never thought she would . . .