by Jed Santos
A chief Tibetan monk becomes the ace of a movement against the oligarchic government of 2064. He becomes a quarry, in turn endangering his protectors’ lives. He finds the people not only suffer from spiritual darkness but are also at risk of a syndrome. Deciding to do more than praying, he walks away, sending himself to a huge struggle—a battle to protect, not his light, but his darkness . . .