Max Culp is an ex-military man tracking interstellar war criminals. When the last criminal is found and locked up, Max isn’t sure where to take his life next. The choice is taken from him when his friend is kidnapped.
An ancient monolith is unearthed on the moon which sends a mysterious signal toward Saturn. A manned spaceship is sent to investigate the destination of the signal. The AI of the ship was modeled after humanity and has some of its worst qualities. The AI manipulates the crew and takes over the ship leaving the crew to battle their own ship to save humanity.