He was a medic in an army at war. If he played his cards right he might find a way into a comfy job on the Admiral's staff. If he failed, he was sure to end up on the front lines in the battle with the alien Kreoch. All that stood between these two fates was a mystery concerning the theft the Admiral's stasis chamber door. He would follow the thieves and maybe, just maybe, he'd survive long enough to solve the mystery. Set in the same universe as Debt's Pledge, Jack Mackenzie delights us with this quirky tale of a lowly medic and the mystery surrounding the Old New Ensign.