The year is 299 WCE, and the World Coordinancy has never been stronger. For nearly three centuries, all the world leaders have been chosen by a computer, a flawless example of human ingenuity which selects the perfect candidate to rule the world, eliminating dishonesty, corruption, and war in the process.
But all is not well. After centuries of flawless execution, the computer has obviously chosen wrong. The candidate who has been chosen as the World Coordinator is known only as an evil and ruthless man who puts his own good before that of others. If he becomes Coordinator, the state of near perfection that has been reached will certainly be shattered.
The current World Coordinator, aided by Jacob Spencer, has only one month to discover what is wrong with the computer before he must yield the Coordinancy.
Michael Cooper has been asked for dozens of encores. He is such a skillful musician that he always surpasses everyone else—until now. At a new school and trying to build up a new life, Michael meets a trumpet player who is just too good for comfort.
1936: A time long ago, when murder was a crime worthy of the gallows. With such a high penalty to pay, murderers must either become extinct—or make their crimes more ingenious.
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