Could a world be sentient? Cavan's natives think so and are prepared to defend their belief.
When one of Victor Grantham's clones commits suicide, he sends another to the world to discover why.
Bred to be a killing machine, Steven Carogan discovers a world that will transform him, both physically and mentally.
On Earth, there are those who believe Cavan and its resources belongs to them. The cavalana believe otherwise, but how will they persuade Carogan to break through years of indoctrination to prove it?