It isn’t all fun for a new mum.
Not only do you have to deal with the lack of sleep, the occasional embarrassing leak and the constant round of unexploded nappies — you have to deal with a couple of testeronically-charged idiots who won’t get it through their skulls that you don’t want either of them to be the Dad. Even though one of them technically is.
So when Benny gets the chance to skip off for a while, heading into a Goronos System packed with duplicity and peril to authenticate certain highly significant artifacts and totems, she doesn’t have to think twice.
Only, sometimes, as she’ll learn, when heading into duplicity and peril, it’s not a good idea to leave a hostage to fortune behind...