Signed by the author. When research scientist Samantha Bryton found a half-drowned stranger, she was unaware that he was more than human: an experiment conducted by a practitioner of illegal robotics and android research. On the run from the most ruthless criminal of the 21st century, they seek help from Sunrise Alley, an underground organization of Als and androids gone rogue. But those cybernetic outlaws have their own hidden agenda . . .