Decades ago, an old woman in an Egyptian bookstore implemented a plan inspired by manuscripts rescued from the ancient library of Alexandria. These papers predicted that when global climate change threatened humanity, opportunity would manifest, but to take advantage, China must awaken.
However, with the attempted murder of the Dalai Lama, someone is trying to return China to the old ways of Mao. How do the shocking similarities between quantum physics, Buddhism, and the ancient Japanese game of Go, provide answers?
Only when the paths of a woman, code-named The Blue Rose, sequestered in the Tiger Monastery of Bhutan and the youngest high-ranking Chinese Communist, nicknamed The Seeker, converge will solutions become clear.
While lovers embrace and assassins stalk their prey, the Middle Kingdom sits on a geo-political precipice — one path leads to the old ways, the other to a new world.