On the Back Cover:
a god in the machine - and the god is insane
self-contained Habitat on Dramos, things are getting out of control. Twenty
million humans and aliens are at each other's throats, the lid barely held on
by the Church of Adjudication, who through their OBERON systems wield absolute
power. And we all know what absolute power does.
things have been corrupted too. People, human and alien alike, are changing -
mutating into something that, if left unchecked, could consume their entire
Arriving in this disintegrating cosmopolitan society, Peri falls in with the charismatic leader of Human First, a movement dedicated to
bringing order out of chaos. Meanwhile, The Doctor is powerless, imprisoned and
put to the Inquisition by a church that really thinks its God is coming back.
If somebody doesn't do something, and do it soon, nobody's
getting out alive.