The Doomsday Manuscript is the he key to finding the Lost Tomb of Rablev. Legend says that if the tomb is ever opened, the world will end. With the party to celebrate the opening of the Braxiatel Collection and the new year still underway, Benny finds herself drawn into a web of mystery and intrigue that starts with death and gets more serious at every stage. Can she find the second half of the Doomsday Manuscript before it falls into the wrong hands? Can she trust her partner in the quest? What will she find on the planet Kasagrad, the location of the Lost Tomb of Rablev? And can she squeeze in another drink at Joseppi'sthe favorite haunt of black marketeers, spies, counterfeiters, Fifth Axis officers, and desperate archaeologistsbefore the end of the world?