Adam Afton is a brilliant programmer, hired by a powerful and influential Washington, DC, “kingmaker,” Wallace Chamberlain. No one can hide his secrets from Chamberlain’s AlterNet program. Yet, Adam stumbles across the man’s own secrets as Adam uses AlterNet for an illicit personal project–searching for his now four-year-old daughter, Carolyn, who was kidnapped when she was a year old from a public park on Adam’s watch.
Adam’s discovery places a target on his back, and he has no option but to run. Still, he needs help. There’s only one person he trusts explicitly, his kid brother, Aric, who has just graduated from high school and finds himself in limbo due to the pandemic.
In October, 2020, I came across some news items about a data dump in Germany. Someone had purchased a “new” flash drive from Amazon only to discover it was used. Curiosity led that person to examine the PDF files on the drive. Those files detailed info on a corporation trafficking children, holding them in numerous detainment centers for use in medical experimentation. Whether true or not, the data presented a story premise that was too good to pass up.
As I mentioned in the Afterword of the book, I’m making these files available here for whomever might be interested. The file names, data contained, etc. are just as I downloaded them in October 2020. Again, I can’t validate the data contained within them, but if this is a hoax, someone went to a lot of trouble to make up 346MB of data to do so. Here they are: