History is said to be written by the victors, but imagine in the far future there is a small machine who has lived all of humanities history and remembers it as it really happened, love and hate and all the evil of mankind.
On a warship far off in space, leading an armada in search of an invading alien army, is thousand of military personnel serving their commitments. Time has changed, progress has been made, but are people really different? A scientist buried in the middle of this giant spaceship is in a restricted love affair with a pilot of the small fighters used to go out to explore. What he finds in his love of both a female pilot and his interest in history, is an object on a destroyed planet. It is a small intelligent object that tells him a different story of history than the one taught in his schools. It causes him to doubt what his Commander and Officers are really doing in this war.