New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller set on a greatly changed earth in the 24th century. "Ecological and biological catastrophe have raged across the planet, but for the survivors, it is a world of plenty. Even the poorest live in abundance, and the upper class - the ascendant - command technological marvels." 480 pp. ISBN: 0-765311283.