In the early 20th Century Eva Golemina, the disembodied brain of a woman living in a steam-powered simulacrum, travels across the Atlantic seeking a peaceful new life in Baltimore — only to encounter a mysterious man in a black suit and overcoat who casts no reflections . . .
Combat hero Colonel Daniel Fitzhugh is given a desk assignment after recovering from serious injuries sustained at the landing at Inchon, Korea. His assignment: oversee development of biological weapons at a secret lab in Nevada. The lab is run by the ex-Nazi scientist, Dr. Herbst Von Zorm.