A week after a battery of worldwide explosions, journalist Adam Grey wakes up in the hospital. He pieces together the events leading to his injury, involving a woman named Angela. Confronted with the truth behind the attacks, they–along with the world at large–are forced to reconsider conventional assumptions about human nature and possibility.
First Cause is Book One of the Terranaut Trilogy. Its influences include Margaret Atwood, George Orwell, Sinclair Lewis, Octavia Butler, Rod Serling, Philip K. Dick and Ursula LeGuin.