Waltz of the Universe is a science fiction adventure/romance that is pure escapism No social commentary, no political agenda-just entertainment. It is the story of the crew of the starcruiser Galius, including first-time captain Talana Moriahr. Their journey leads them to one planet that is self destructing and Demetrius, another planet a short ways away that is under attack. Space Corps has let the Galius know that they hold Talana personally responsible for the outcome, which would mean the end of the commission that she has worked ten years to achieve. In the midst of it all romance manages to blossom for several crew members. On top of everything, a madness is slowly taking over the Galius and they soon realize that it has also invaded Demetrius. Those on the Galius find themselves in a race to discover a cure before the insanity claims every life on both their ship and Demetrius.