Jenny strikes again - she seems to be able to murder without conscience to get her way. When she pirates a ship carrying Trent back to Matavai, the passengers are set loose in a lifeboat without oars to die; one passenger, an Australian inventor named Wheeler, is stolen away by Jenny and her crew. Grief and Mauriti set out to find their friend, Trent. Jenny accompanies them to do away with the witnesses if necessary. In the meantime, Wheeler is drawing his new invention - a special ship's compass that several nations have invested in, one that could change the very nature of the war and peace. Before Jenny can sell the invention to Spitzer, the German consul for whom she is spying, she is kidnapped by an old lover who is now a rival for the money the invention can bring. Believing Jenny to be an innocent, Grief rescues her to discover her alone, her "captors" killed in "self-defence". Her gratitude to him for saving her touches something in him. He begins to imagine he sees her ...
19 December 2000 (Australia)
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