The world as it had been vanished almost overnight as new masters took it over. Somehow, at any time, they could reach into the minds of men and women and completely control them, make them do anything. And the new masters seemed to delight in making their puppets perform unspeakable acts against their friends and family. One man no longer had a family for that reason. He wandered the world and found it smashed like a spoiled child's plaything, until he found the secret behind the mental demons. But what could one person do against such godlike power?