The Wasps have closed in on Omeyocan. Em, Barkah, the Springers and the Birthday Children must hold off the overwhelming enemy force long enough for the escape ships to fuel up and make ready to depart. If Em fails, humans and Springers alike will be wiped out by the genocidal race. Can guerrilla tactics slow the Wasps down? Or will the jungles of Omeyocan become a mass grave and see the end the Birthday Children.