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The most modern fashion designer drug, Blue Magic, may clarify the needle mark at the arm of a tender girl stumbled on lifeless in her Kansas urban house. but if Star reporter wealthy Azadian digs deeper, the clues aspect to a much more explosive tale: MaryLee inventory used to be a protégée of evangelical megapastor and gear dealer Cobalt Becker, who's poised to carry his fans and the presidency to a firebrand right-wing senator within the subsequent election. while Azadian units out to turn out that MaryLee’s demise used to be no coincidence and she or he could have been sporting Becker’s child, the stakes develop into lifestyles itself.
In 2023 America—bankrupt, violently divided by means of tradition wars, and beholden to archrival China—the principles of the sport are advanced. whilst the deaths of different younger women seem to be hooked up to MaryLee’s, the united states division of nationwide Competitiveness strikes in to quash the research. Azadian’s simply alternative is to head rogue, gather a crew of fabulous misfits like himself, and start the struggle of his lifestyles to determine who's killing those ladies and why, and no matter if any others like them should be alive.
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