She's one in a billion. She's brillient, charming, beautifil and a high level gernius. She's also the most powerful latent telepath the Psycholgy Service has ever discovered. That's why the Service is keeping a very close watch on her: fully developed, Telzey's Talent could prove disaterous for the Service's plans for the future development of galactic civilizaztion.
If Telzey gives so,m uch as a telepathic sneeze the "psionic traffic cop" they've impanted in her head will blow the whistle!
For Telzey the answer is obvious: join the Service amd enjoy both its protection and its not inconsiderable assistance. But she's an indepentdent sort, a person who wants to go her own way in her own time. "That's why she has "The Universe Against Her."