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The unrelenting march of the French Revolutionary forces continues unabated. The Italian States have fallen. The Republic of Venice has ceased to exist. Spain's armies retreat. Austria sues for peace, and the Royal Navy have been swept out of the Mediterranean.
All of Europe holds its breath.
Out of Toulon comes a dark rumour, a rumour of a vast armada of ships assembling in the port, its purpose and direction as yet unknown. All the admiralty knows is who is to command this fleet, a rising star of France....General Napoleon Bonaparte.
After a long and dangerous voyage, the crew of H.M.Frigate Galanthis are looking forward to a well-deserved period of rest.
However cruel fate has a very different plan for them.