As a massive Sov fleet attacks Ylum, everyone rises to its defense including Nexus. In the middle of the battle the Merk cust off Nexus' power. After a brief confrontation a new deal is struck. Nexus must leave the fight and kill two mass murderers from the Merk's list before Horatio's powers will be restored.
8 page Clonezone backup story, Dignity: by Baron and Nelson.