Strangers arrive to hire Zakhar and Excalibur to help fight pirates.
However, they don't understand the full extent of their problem.
What they need is something more. Something bigger. Something sharper.
They need Captain Navarre.
Time for another con.
Captain Navarre, the latest Science Officer novel, reminds us all that while violence can sometimes get us what we want, the threat of it can move entire nations.