As part of the Eighth Sea hides on an exoplanet, the other team travels to the Sun to pull off a daring scam. It turns out that space whales (whale uplifts sleeved in Surya morphs) race across the Sun for glory and reputation. Betting on these races is inevitable. The team realizes they can fix space whale races for a major profit, but that’s easier said than done.
Tom as Lawrence Octomorph thief
Aaron as Simon, a SAIROC async fork
David as Zemo, hyperelite thrill seeker
Greg as Nil, AGI hacker