Molly Snow arrives in the coastal town of Surfbreak to research its past. It was here that one brave explorer ventured long ago - and here that he died. Molly wants to know what happened to Alfred Aowl... and why the maps he drew of the region depict places that don't exist. But her interest in Aowl and his feud with the Indians resurrects dark forces only a shaman could understand.
The dream always started the same…. Psychology Meredith Morgan understands the how and why of dreams. She understands that dreams are how our subconscious mind tells us things we are too busy to notice. It was a nearly senseless dream…. She understands that some see dreams as prophetic, as the future reaching back and giving us a clue as to what is to come. Some see dreams as open doors through which the past can claw its way into the present. Dreams are where time and space collapse. Meredith awoke…. But dreams are dreams, and when you wake up, the people you meet in your dreams shouldn't still be with you….