She felt the void on the bookshelf as if it were her empty stomach, compressing and demanding to be filled. The Book could be hers again, but only at a terrible cost: the deepest secret she’s ever held. Only she knew the truth of the experiment, as she was the archivist of the project and its sole survivor. They knew she wanted The Book, so they demanded her truth in exchange. Was it worth it? Yes, even though it might destroy the industry. Yes, even though it might destroy the economy. Yes, even though it might destroy the world.