As the years pass, Kate settles into a mainstream life and becomes a successful novelist. The establishment, however, shifts in the opposite direction. In the 1960’s the authorities tapped her phone and followed her in unmarked police cars. In the twenty-first century, they follow her online, through her phone, and with drones. Once more, Kate runs afoul of a powerful person. How much more can a malignant regime do in the age of cyberspace, the NSA, and Homeland Security?