The sight of the woman's angry, tear-streaked face emerging from the mist wrenched a painful gasp from him… If he could remember her name, then surely everything else would fall into place.
Shelly? Ellen? Sarah?
But those names, appearing soundlessly in Carl Johnson's cowering mind meant nothing to him except that they triggered waves of panic and sadness.
The line between life and death, the present and the past, becomes so transparent to Carl that his world is a miasma of memories bordering on madness. But he must make sense of it all if he is to save the world.
The Cauldron is a near-past science fiction novel, the collaboration of New York Times Bestselling Star Trek author Gene DeWeese and USA Today Bestselling author Jean Rabe.
“Compelling from the very first page-a tangled puzzle of Identity, memory, and history that questions the very concept of 'self'."
— Gail Z. Martin, author of Deadly Curiosities
“THE CAULDRON is a stunning effort, aglow with interesting venues and incidents, and three characters I wish I knew personally. A fine job by Ms. Rabe and the late Mr. DeWeese.”
— Mike Resnick, five-time Hugo Award winner
“THE CAULDRON is a gripping, fascinating journey through what seems at first like one man's nightmare-impossibly far-fetched yet eerily plausible. I couldn't stop reading until it was done. Wow, what a book!”
— Ed Greenwood, creator of The Forgotten Realms