Donovan Idris, broken by the death of his wife, is now faced with losing his daughter to the same terrible disease. Virtual reality serves as an escape in this tale of a father and daughter fighting to live in the fiction world and the real world.
To John Ward and his challenge, for without it, this story would not exist.
The physical holds no monopoly on reality, for reality is the experience of mind. In the words of René Descartes, "Cogito, ergo sum," I think, therefore I am. —Keonis Raventine, 122 AC