When Martha is forced to abandon her young son, Karl, they both wind up as critical pieces in a bizarre game played out between the Artificial Intelligences - Juniper, :3:, and D'artagnan, as well as 2 very powerful humans - the General and the Benefactor. For Karl to save Martha, he must cross into Wildcard's domain - a new universe created in cyberspace. But it is dangerous. And the most dangerous part of all may come from Wildcard himself - the original, ancient AI, who may be insane, or may not even exist.
At sixteen, Martha kidnapped her surrogate son Karl from their private prison and the only home they had ever known. IKG Psinetics, the most sophisticated genetics laboratory on Earth, created, raised and trained her to be the best at something. But they never told her what that something was. The anonymous staff taught her nine ton...