"The world has never been in a more vulnerable position: asteroids, tsunamis, earthquakes, flooding, and terrorist threats; our energy resources are being used up at an alarming rate; oil and gas supplies are running out; global warming; the ozone layer. But, if the NHBs have the technology we think they have, they should be able to help us. That's where you come in." How can Professor Egbert a renowned authority on Quantum Communications help? How can Annie Brown a reclusive young woman in the suburbs of Bradford help and what secrets does she hold? Who would want to stop the leading World governments from making contact and why?