The powerful artificial intelligence designated k52 has a plan - an artificial reality based on our own universe would theoretically give him enough data to be able to alter reality itself, and direct the destiny of mankind, and make him into a god.
It's down to Richards and Klein to stop him - even though the alternative good be even worse!
Guy Haley was born three quarters of the way through the 20th century in Halifax, Yorkshire. Before becoming an author he was a magazine editor and writer for SFX, White Dwarf and Death Ray. The writer of over 20 novels and novellas, as well many short stories, he is the creator of the Richards & Klein and Dreaming Cities science fiction series, and a prolific contributor to the Black Library.