Sid Stills is a musician who's convinced himself that his time has come and gone, and that the world doesn't need him or his music anymore. It takes a young upstart rocker in the process of defining himself and his own career to convince Sid that he's got plenty of music, love, and life left in him.
In a world where all psychic abilities are caused by sexually transmitted diseases, two half-assed experts on all things supernatural pick up a really cute client. Together, the three of them survive haunted buildings, world-destroying paradoxes, universe-jumping elder gods, and one another. Oh, yeah, and Mike totally dies at the end. (Or does he?)
Bitter adolescent rivals reconnect as adults. One is a teacher now, married to the girl who was the cause of their rivalry; the other has struggled with addiction and become an artist. But the distance between their past and present selves might not be as far as it appears to be.
A Chinese-American traveling salesman and snake oil salesman picks up a runaway prostitute who's not what she seems -- but when trying to survive on the margins of late 19th-century frontier society, no one is.