Laren'hi Jalid Rasilii (Larry)
An agent with the Interstellar
Exploration Programme, part of the Galactic Union. He
specialises in making covert visits to primitive populated
planets to assess the state of their culture and technology,
with a view to the planet being invited to join the Union
when the planet has reached a sufficiently advanced stage of
development. His life is turned upside down when he stumbles
on a covert operation by Zilon, a hard-line Associate member
of the Union.
An Earthgirl who is looking for the man
she believes is responsible for the death of her sister. Her
life is also turned upside down when she mistakes Larry for
the man she is seeking.
Ketar'hi Dartelii (Ket)
Larry's brother-in-law and best friend.
A minor official in the Council of the Galactic Union.
Genietta Dartelii (Gen)
Larry's sister, also married to Ket.
A trainee agent for the Interstellar
Exploration Programme, who is on a mission supervised by
Larry when things go wrong.
A guard in the Ziloni military base.
officer in the Ziloni military base.
felon on the planet Drazen who can provide false identities.
officer on Drazen.
official at Greti City spaceport on planet Central.