In the far future a scientist tracing human migration uncovers strange anomalies that threaten to rewrite the history of both science and religion.
“Man - a being in search of meaning” - Plato
True Science has remained unchanged for centuries. Peae rejects that approach and travels the globe seeking evidence of human origins. In the archive of the powerful Motherene religion he begins to suspect people have been around for much longer than usually thought.
Science has an explanation for the origins of humanity but so do the Motherenes.