Detective Blank is on the trail of a killer. Do her futuristic dreams hold the key to the case? A new story begins in part one of the noir thriller, "1949." In chapter five of "AMNIA CYCLE," things quickly turn dangerous for Tara when she finally catches up to the mysterious Shana Tyson. And it is all-out war in "SAGITTARIUS A*," as robots the size of cities wipe out fleets of ships with a wave of their hand. All that and more in the PAKLIS phase one climax.