Thunderhead, the lovechild of Google and Alexa, helps in the everyday up keep and inner workings of the future Earth wide society. But, it does more… whether or not it can feel emotions or, has just mastered mimicking them is a question that even Thunderhead queries of itself. That being said, it still cares deeply for mankind and only has its best interests in mind. However, having no physical body of its own, it is unble to protect the good from the evil acts of the wicked, namely blood thirsty and power hungry scythes. Not having any other options, Thunderhead enlists the assist of a human man that it has come to think of as a son.
Greyson Toliver has very little love in his life but the majority of it has come from the virtual hands of Thunderhead. With non-existent parents and siblings consumed by their own lives, Greyson has no one to turn to but the soothing voice of the ever present Thunderhead.
For its part, it embraces him, and shows him all the love that it possibly can, knowing that he has nowhere to turn to for it. But, when Thunderhead asks him to do something that would cause him the greatest pain he has ever felt Greyson has to decide if his love for Thunderhead is more important than accomplishing his lifelong dream. Thunderhead, for its part, has to decide if humanity at large is worth it sacrificing the being that is the closest it’ll have to as a beloved son… A worthy sequel to a book that made us ponder the finality of true death, we are now left to consider the fragility of life and what would we really be willing to risk to save it.