When Dr. Marcus Tao created CAAN to reverse aging and store both a person's genetic code and unique neuronal pattern, he knew his invention would relegate death to a choice for every human being to make in his own time, and that he would one day have to make that choice for himself. In Our Own Image is a glimpse into the lives of nine characters as they search for meaning and a reason to remain.
A decade after their father's murder set them on separate life paths, three brothers deal with alienation from each other and their southern culture as they learn to walk the line between familial duty and social obligation, while ultimately defining themselves as individuals.
Under a purple moon, Christian Good looks on as two armed sentries walk the wall that separates the metropolis from the desert beyond, and he whispers to himself a single question, "Who is God?" Raised in a futuristic theocracy to believe unquestioningly the city is God-directed, Christian Good becomes an allegorical character for the individual's journey to define the nature of the Christian God.