They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent
suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a
controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in
common--and no obvious reasons for killing themselves.
Police lieutenant Eve Dallas found the deaths suspicious.
And her instincts paid off when autopsies revealed small
burns on the brains of the victims. Was it a genetic
abnormality or a high-tech method of murder? Eve's
investigation turned to the provocative world of virtual
reality games--where the same techniques used to create
joy and desire could also prompt the mind to become the
weapon of its own destruction...