Can a soul be duplicated? Can one man’s madness save civilization? Can an artificial intelligence have a heart? These are not the questions one usually asks, but the answers may determine the final outcome for the human race. It all begins with a little girl and her imaginary friend, whose persistence defies reason. Meanwhile, a scientist wrestles with alien voices in his head, which test both his intellect and sanity. And a powerful industrialist is offered a form of immortality, but it’s not what he expects. Finally, it is graduation day for an ordinary college student, as her world changes beyond her wildest imagination.How will each affect the ultimate fate of humanity?