A Death in Manhattan -a glistening feather lies near the body.
A Native American rights activist arrives in San Diego-a gleaming feather waits on the hotel bureau.
A brutal murder discovered in Las Vegas-a brilliant feather is found at the scene.
Chato Del-Klinne, drifting ex-professor, cannot let the Las Vegas murder go unsolved: the victim is a good friend.
The shining feather will lead Chato and his beautiful girlfriend Sunny into unimaginable horror - horror that may encompass the entire world...unless Chato can prevail against the renewal of the hundred year old Ghost Dance.