The Fantasy…The Memory…The Box: A catatonic spacer has experienced it. He can reveal nothing.The Fire…The Pain…The Dead: The mega-corporations nurture it--to maximize profits and enslave a planet. They will reveal nothing.The Scent…The Visions…The Secret: Guerrilla activist and rebel journalist Thomasina Lyell has discovered it--and the conspiracy threatening the basis of human civilization. She must experience it herself, its destructive, mind-shattering power. She must reveal everything!The Future Before Her Eyes. The Story of a Lifetime, a World gone Mad. Her Doom…and the Death of Humankind.