Human kind have spread to the stars, but so far, the only other intelligent being discovered is a primitive fox like race called the Kawokee. Sixty years after their discovery humanity is being inundated by a virus that originated from the Kawokee world. Jasmine Char believes the cure lies within the native culture. While other scientists look for at chemical solution amidst the growing fear and political landmines, Jasmine has her own reasons for finding a cure. But with the planet's inhabitants decimated by human interference and misunderstandings, will she find the answers, or will the Kawokee disappear along with the entire human race?