Brian Childs has figured out how to connect DNA to silicone computers to create true artificial intelligence. Once perfected this discovery could change the world, not to mention create mind-staggering profits for the Electrobotics Company. Unfortunately, Childs is found dead in the local garbage dump.
Sneaker is a Soul Retriever hired to go into Hell and find souls sent down by mistake and get them to Heaven Gate. When she learns that her friend Slip is trapped in Hell with a retrieved soul, she does not hesitate to go to Hell with the aim to rescue her.Slip loses an arm to a huge centipede demon. With other injuries her survival is…
Former cop and private detective, Tommy Case, wants nothing more out of life than to sail off into the sunset on his boat, NOMORR. But a visit from his ex-secretary, Childs' fiancée, drastically changes his plans. She asks him to look into Childs' death. Reluctantly, he agrees to take on "one last case."
Case discovers several computer hard and flash drives near where the body was found. He takes them to his friend, Fumio, a computer whiz, to see if he can determine where they came from. Case's best friends, Steve and Suzanne Langdon, recognize Childs' name and introduce him to the owners of Electrobotics - which Fumio confirms as the source of the found drives. And there case meets DEX4 a prototype robot and undoubtedly Childs' killer.
But who manipulated the robot? Child's beautiful partner, Dr. Caroline Jackson? Electrobotics secretive owner, Dr. Niles Von Joss, or his wife, a computer scientist who was Von Joss' assistant before he hired Childs. Or Dr. Nicholas Madding who was in love with Caroline and ragingly jealous of Childs. As the suspect list grows and Case intensifies his search, it all turns personal when Jessie is murdered by a bomb that blows NOMORR out of the water.
Now Tommy Case can't rest until he gets his revenge and reveals who made DEX4 a murderer.