2025. Suicide is rampant, people are gasping in the streets, and planes fall from the sky. Medicine and technology can reverse the course, but humanity can't seem to rally. By chance, a young Kiwi chemist stumbles across evidence that suggests that gravity and the air, indeed consciousness itself, are responding to a dispiriting force. But who - or what - is directing this energy? And can the mystery be solved before humanity sinks into the abyss?
V O Blum is an American professor who works in Tonga, New Zealand, Australia and the USA.