Alex James’ debut novel is a science-fiction spy story inspired by his experience with Asperger Syndrome. His character, Mase, embodies social differences and represents a force for change because of her unique blend of talents and weaknesses.
An eccentric female antpod who lives alone in Gosper Town, Mase spends her time immersed in her own world. One day she witnesses a massacre opposite her apartment, and becomes the target of hostile agents. Mase goes into hiding, and seeks help from a bizarre old antpod called Ethbert.
Agents continue to target antpod civilians in a series of ‘hits’, and Mase’s family, friends, and fellow antpods may all be in danger. Mase can’t hide forever, she must fight back! If she is to survive then she must learn what makes her unique.