The Assassin's Dream
Five Star, March 2005, 25.95, 430 pp
In 2174, the new world order came about because the Acquired Genetic Neurological Syndrome killed over two third of the male population on Earth. Women are in power and the central focus of authority is the council selected on each continent. The regime represses individuals who are less important than the whole and opinions are not tolerated. Most infants are genetically engineered.