Expand the mind. Search the soul. Eighteen short stories about science, love, choice, passion, and the human condition, including:"The Choice" - There's the law, and then there's The Law."Blown" - Not everything that is invented should be used."Eve Breaks" - Men, women, and feelings hurt beyond repair."The Hearing" - A prisoner is finally granted parole. Or so he thinks."The Box" - A clever inventor goes too far in the pursuit of truth."The Lesson" - What do you teach the man who knows everything?"A Matrix Reloaded" - The gods first torment those whom they would destroy."The Swan" - Beauty. Truth. Ugliness. Deeper truth.