In the tradition ofMichael Crichton and Margaret Atwood comes this apocalyptic thriller that pitscutting-edge science against God and asks, who will win?
A strange phenomenon is sweeping the globe. People arehaving visions, seeing angels, experiencing events that defy reality. Bizarreaccounts pour in from distant places: a French teenager claims to havewitnessed Joan of Arc being burned at the stake; a man in New York dies ofmalnutrition in a luxurious Central Park apartment; a fundamentalist Christiansect kidnaps and murders a geneticist.
Then there is the graffito We Are Becoming that has poppedup in every major city around the world, in every language. And everywherepeople are starting to talk about John Astor, the mysterious author of the bookthat seems to be at the center of it all.
After a rash of suicides around the world by individualsexperiencing time-traveling hallucinations, psychiatrist John Macbeth and ateam of FBI agents and scientists assemble to find out what’s going on beforeit’s too late. Is this a spiritual phenomenon—or something more sinister?