Imagine a future world where death is not exactly the end. You can record everything about you that ever made you a distinct human being and then be implanted in the mind of someone living.
Paul Kaufmann had been the richest and most powerful man on Earth. Imagine having his knowledge and insights integrated with your own persona. The tycoon’s mind becomes the prize in a deadly game for those still living who want more out of life than they could ever achieve on their own. The great man’s “soul” is stored in the Scheffing Institute, waiting for the time when someone hungry enough gives him back his appetite.