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Mike McAuliffe, a lonely workaholic, is creating a technology that will save the star people from the evil Others - only he doesn't realize the importance of his project. Then out of the blue a beautiful woman appears in his life. At first Mike thinks she is an angel. Then he thinks she's crazy. Then, as his world goes up in flames around him, he has no choice but to follow her, on the run, hiding from an enemy who could be anyone - anywhere. No choice but to trust this woman with golden eyes, who says she has been sent to help him accomplish an unknown goal. And no choice but to fall in love with this innocent he knows must leave him once her mission is complete...
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   depressing/sad FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Romance    -   Yes Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   method of transportation Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Inventing-of-item story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   computer programmer


Earth setting:    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a moderate amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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