Topher Moore went through his life believe he was only typical. Then taking an internship on an inter-discipline expedition to the Megalith at Ulurru Rock. There his presence sends the Megalith into radioactive spasms, which send Topher and the rest of the interns to the distant Aeolya Belt.
At the Aeolya Belt Topher learns he is the embodiment of the populace’s primary religious deity. Topher discovers that the other interns were Aeolya and had been sent to retrieve him. Upon discovering a political conspiracy by the P’iytha Citadel to consolidate power during next leadership vote in The Senate of Citadels, by setting off a false terrorist attack. Topher is murdered and left for dead in Plᴂtuo. He is found by the young political disrupter Nico, who nurses him back to health. She teaches him Aeolya language, history, and culture. Under her guidance Topher awakens his innate ability, and regains his memories. Topher takes Nico to all the other interns only to discover they’ve been seduced by Aeolya decadence. Their last check-in is with intern Wyte, who at the same time has just left the revelation of the underside of Aeolya society.
Breaking into the Senate vote, they battle waves of Atchium and other Aeolya. When they arrive, the vote is already underway. Topher gives his life to stop the bombing, and he survives the explosion unscathed. P’ithya tries to turn the situation to her advantage but is stopped by Topher who denounces her actions and beliefs. Topher then denounces Aeolya Belt, announcing his intent to leave for Earth. The remaining interns go as well, disillusioned by the compromises needed in governing.