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The other, a slender Amerind with chestnut eyes and wide lips visible through transparent polymer faceplate, pats Damien's shoulder before releasing him. "No disgrace, Nexus, if you can't handle it." The slightest hint of a French accent sounds more than a little accusative. "It's rough the first time you see something like this. Look away, and if you feel yourself going, leave. Just do not take your helmet off. Faint if you must. The evac team will pick you up." Jamiar Heavitree is a doctor with Medecins sans Frontieres, the international medical assistance organization. When a deadly disease breaks out in the Navajo homeland in 2042, Dr. Heavitree brings a team to contain the epidemic. There, he makes the acquaintance of a young Nexus operative, Damien Nshogoza. And from that meeting, his life will never be the same.... copyright (c) 2008, Don Sakers