The advent of Webmind a vast consciousness that spontaneously emerged from the infrastructure of the World Wide Web is changing everything. From curing cancer to easing international tensions, Webmind seems a boon to humanity.
But Colonel Peyton Hume, the Pentagon s top expert on artificial intelligence, is convinced Webmind is a threat. He turns to the hacker underground to help him bring Webmind down. But soon hackers start mysteriously vanishing. Is Webmind killing them before they can mount an attack?
Caitlin Decter the once-blind sixteen-year-old math genius who discovered Webmind desperately tries to protect her friend. Can this new world of wonder survive or will everything, Webmind included, come crashing down?