Signed by both authors on the title page. Among those with a stake in the freedom of Independent Logics is Theo Waitley. Theo's brother Val Con yos'Phelium presides over a household employing an AI butler, and recently approved the 'birth' of the butler's child. Then there's Uncle, the shadowy mastermind from the Old Universe. And the puppet-masters at the Lyre Institute. All have an interest in the newly awakening Self-Aware Logic that is rumored to have the power to destroy universes. The question is: Who will get to it first?