Save the Boy—Save the Galaxy! Pinkelponker. Funny name. Dangerous planet. It's one of the darkest secrets in the human-inhabited space—a planet under a centuries-long quarantine. A planet of mutant seers and psychics whose very existence threatens the galactic balance of power. But a young boy with extraordinary precognitive abilities has surfaced, and a cult leader seeking ultimate power wants to possess him, body and soul. Now the boy's future rests with a treacherous con man and with the one person who can understand the boy's strange destiny. For it is a destiny that master mercenary Jon Moore shares—since he, too, is a son of Pinkelponker! Military SF with an adventurous flourish—here is the second entry in Mark Van Name's thoughtful and hard-hitting "Jon and Lobo" saga!