What if you wanted to dig a hole…but once you’d started, the confounded pit wouldn’t stop expanding? Five feet deep, ten feet…who would you call? What would you do? Where—eventually—would you run? When Henry Doogan sets out to plant an orange tree in the back yard for his wife, Emma, their perfect Sunday morning is soon shattered by an astonishing experience: the chasm continues to grow, to dig itself, deeper and deeper—thirty feet, fifty feet —and what is the strange whisper emanating from its depths?