Phone Man Seeks the Earwig
by Thomas P. Hanna
This earwig is a high-tech device someone puts in your ear to take control of your actions. Bint Uldrich, AKA Phone Man, travels through the phone wires to investigate who is using them and why - and how to stop her. When he has one shoved in his own ear what should make him helpless makes him more determined to use high-tech and low-tech surprises to reverse the situation.