TWo species coexistence on the plante Demoth until a deadly virus wiped out millions of the winged Ooloms while leaving humans untouched, helpless to do more than ease the suffering of their alien friends and neighbors.
Desparate to escape her past, Faye joins the Vigil, a band of fiercely independent monitors charged with rooting out government corruption. To help in this struggle, her mind is linked to the powerful datasphere that regulates the planet...and suddenly, seh receives a cryptic vision promising peace and healing. Instead, Faye bcomes the target of unknown assassins in a sinister conspiracy that threatens to unleash a new and more deadly outbreak.
Easy to follow and a great read. Has Festina Ramos in it.
From the back: " For humans and Ooloms were not the first species to inhabit Demoth. Somewhere in the ruins of long=abandoned settlements, something was left behind: an alien technology of unimaginable potential to build-or destroy."
This book goes with others by this author and brings in a favorite from other stories--Festina Ramos!!