Astronaut John Bruce was the first man to pilot a space
craft through higher dimensional space. Two years after his triumphant return a
second John Bruce appears - as a new personality of Peter Pendennis, an
imprisoned serial killer with multiple personalities. At first doctors are
sceptical, then he asks to see Louise Callander, the astronaut's former
girlfriend, and reveals things only the real John Bruce could know.
Scientist Nick Stubbs is called in to investigate.
According to the latest theories the human mind doesn't just inhabit the
physical three-dimensional world. It projects into the higher dimensions and if
Bruce's brain had been inadequately shielded when he'd entered higher
Then the killing starts. Someone is using Pendennis' MO
and leaving body parts scattered in places where Nick has been. With Pendennis
under lock and key Nick becomes the prime suspect. Soon, he and Louise are on
the run but how can they escape a killer unbound by any restraints of space and
As events escalate and the body count rises, Nick
realises the answer lies in higher dimensional space and, somehow, he has to get
And there's an added problem. Astronaut John Bruce just
happens to be running for President.