Paul Tsabo. Bureaucromancer. Political activist. Loving father. His efforts to decriminalize magic have made him the government's number one enemy - and his fugitive existence has robbed his daughter of a normal life. Aliyah Tsabo-Dawson. Videogamemancer. Gifted unearthly powers by a terrorist's magic. Raised by a family of magicians, she's the world's loneliest teenager - because her powers might kill anyone she befriends.
A desperate father embraces forbidden magic, drawing from his obsession with bureaucracy in order to save the life of his injured daughter. FLEX. Distilled magic in crystal form. The most dangerous drug in the world. Snort it, and you can create incredible coincidences to live the life of your dreams. FLUX: The backlash from snorting Flex. The universe hates magic and tries to rebalance the odds; maybe you survive the horrendous accidents the Flex inflicts, maybe you don't.
"One of the best first lines ever"
Aliyah Tsabo-Dawson: the world's most dangerous eight-year-old girl. Burned by a terrorist's magic, gifted strange powers beyond measure. She's furious that she has to hide her abilities from her friends, her teachers, even her mother - and her temper tantrums can kill. Paul Tsabo: bureaucromancer. Magical drug dealer. Desperate father. He's gone toe to toe with the government's conscription squads of brain-burned Unimancers, and he'll lie to anyone to keep Aliyah out of their hands - whether Aliyah likes it or not.