Count Alandre Sessine VII has already died seven times. He has only one life left - one last chance to catch his killer. His only clues point to a conspiracy beyond his own murder. For a catastrophe is fast approaching the earth from which there is no escape - until a loophole through apocalypse is discovered. And a chosen few will do anything to keep it a secret.
Someone has betrayed Sessine, killed him before he could uncover the truth. Now he has three days before his funeral to live the way men used to live: restricted to one life where one mistake could be his last.
Suddenly he finds himself an outlaw, a fugitive, a desperado.
And his only hope of survival is finding others like himself.
Others who hold a piece of the puzzle to an enigmatic weapon of salvation and chaos...