When you're responsible for the Entire Universe it's important to get each day off to a good start. But for some unknown reason the Chairman's day begins on the wrong foot and gets steadily worse. There's panic in Reception, incompetence in the Boardroom and the ghastly shadow of Celestial Audit waiting in the wings. A rogue planet is going about its business in defiance of long established regulatory procedures and something must be done about it and quickly. What hope is there for the ape-based lifeforms of pilot colony Earth as the forces of doom contempate their end?