A stranger touches Anne just before committing suicide by commuter train. Even as Anne struggles toward her own goals for a stable life, she stumbles into the dark secret that haunted the stranger. In this weird tale of present-day San Francisco, Anne discovers the price that cities exact upon their citizens.
The sequel to Thumb. A fast paced Science Fiction novel set at the very end of time. If humanity is to survive Max Ocel must contact the Machine Men who live in the Heart and Mind of the Colossus, an immense creature built by mankind to carry it into the next universe. But the way onward is a deadly maze inhabited by lost creatures transformed by the darkness at the end of time.