Seven years before the facts described in “Hadrian’s Wall”, Edward and Simon were police officers; they saw the start of the tensions between Earth and the Theta colony.
The captain of the Hadrian’s Wall is trying to get Simon to close the case; meanwhile, the detective starts feeling the effects of withdrawal from his pills.
Every crew member on the Hadrian’s Wall had something against the deceased – ecxept for his wife, the detective’s ex. But it still looks like an accident.
An astronaut dies outside his ship, the Hadrian’s Wall, while the tension between Earth and its colony Theta is growing and becoming dangerous.