It has been a little over a year since Oz Chamber’s father bequeathed to him a seemingly useless obsidian pebble, just a day before he was killed in a mysterious car crash. Oz soon discovers that the pebble is so much more than a simple rock. Out of the stone comes Soph, a holographic supercomputer with a sixteen-year-old female avatar. Soph’s computer analyzes the world around her with superhuman speed and accuracy, perfect for helping Oz with school science projects, adventurous escapades, and, most of all, the location of the remaining artefacts, powerful an
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2021. It has been six years since the first African American president was assassinated, leaving the country erupting in a widespread turmoil of riots, disorder, and crime. It has been five years since Tulsa became the first fully privatized city in the United States, a grand social experiment with big risks that has the power to change the world. It has been months since the mysterious graffiti WH2RR started to appear on the brick walls on the outskirts of the city.
Devin Rhodes is dead -found at the bottom of Woodacre Ravine, buried in her parent's flower garden, lost to the world she loved so much forever. And it's all Cassandra Kirschner's fault. She can recall that night vividly - the blind date, the tense conversations, the giant blowup, and the back of Devin's too-white shirt as she runs from the mall parking lot, never to be seen again. Her parents are devastated, the town in a near panic, the killer still on the loose. And it's her fault. Tormented by guilt, Cass struggles to function without her best friend.