Something watches Blair Samson. Something follows her, hidden in the San Francisco fog.
That something is covered in human blood. That something knows much more about the hundreds of people missing from Chinatown than any of the newspapers.
And that something won’t stop meowing until Blair believes it.
Grek is a cook on a spaceship. A very bad cook. Grek is also one of the last humans in the universe. And a very bad representation of humans.
But Grek's bad cooking and bad . . . human-ing might be the least of his ship captain's concerns.
The E.E.S. station was supposed to be a temporary installation on a poisoned planet. A short-term solution to the survival of humanity.
A new threat faces them now and it has nothing to do with aliens or the science of living on a dying planet.
Despair. Humanity's oldest enemy.
In the Sagonsa National Park in Mozambique, the elephants remember. They remember decades of civil war. They remember the slaughter of their herds. And they remember what to do at the sound of gunfire.