Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are back, and struggling in
the emotional aftermath of the events that brought them to
the brink in Hour Game. Dogged by personal demons, Maxwell
is agrees to treatment in a psychiatric institution, after
barely surviving a violent barroom brawl. And King, to
right their partnership, accepts an offer to investigate a
murder in a scientific think tank named Babbage Town.
Feeling cured, Michelle joins him on the case, and they
penetrate this secret enclave of geniuses working to
surpass the capabilities of the most sophisticated
microprocessor in the world. Suddenly, the pair find
themselves in a race against time to expose those who would
tip the entire global power structure...and destroy what's
left of their lives.