After the disastrous confrontation with the zombie creatures Adrian Winstar has been abducted and taken hostage. Professor Aurahawk, Commander Cain, and Marpitt must come up with a way to rescue her. In the rescue attempt the zombie creatures become more aggressive, and start to transform into a more hideous form. Unfortunate events happen to Professor Aurahawk and put him in an undesirable circumstance. More past events are revealed on the Pinta Univeral Explorer, showing how the Tyrant enslaved victims for the zombie attack on Cygnus, and the construction of his new body using the Central A.I.