DRONGO KANE NEVER BROKE THE LAW
He was a cunning, ruthless opportunist who paid when he had to and stole when he could—but never when there was the slightest chance of getting caught. That's what had John Grimes worried: here was Kane directly under the watchful eyes—and guns—of a Federation Survey vessel, openly engaging in kidnapping and trafficking in human flesh!
Despite the fact that the beautiful inhabitants of this Lost Colony faced a fate worse than death, a more cautious-or less gallant—officer would do nothing-secure in the knowledge that regardless of appearances there would be some loophole that placed the Law squarely on Kane's side. But Grimes, being Grimes, would have to act—knowing full well that to "interfere with a merchantman on her lawful occasions" meant a blasted career...and knowing too that Drongo Kane never broke the law...