Exploration of an ancient city with a huge sensawunda sculpture with a Purpose. Fine writing, perfectly nice plot.
Smashwords also has "Becalmed" set in the same universe, but in order to buy the full-size books (starting with "Diving into the wreck") you must have a US address and a US credit card/paypal account.
This is one of the few scraps I get to read from this universe, I wish I were allowed to read the rest.
Fun, and as in the other Maijstral books, the world building is the real star. The contrast between Then/There and Now/Here makes me wonder just *why* human body language is as it is, and how much of it is cultural.
And what's with mr. Kuusinen anyway?