The war for the Thread is over. The final fight is about to begin. . . .
Johnny's battle with Betty has ended in her defeat and the Thread seemingly at peace for the first time in centuries. But the question remains?who created the Thread in the first place?
Johnny is about the find out, thrown into the Out There, the one place where all his questions might get answered. But for those left behind, a new threat appears, more devastating then ever before.
As Shabaz rushes deeper into the Thread to find a way to defend it, Johnny travels farther than he could have ever dreamed, until he arrives at an abandoned planet, once his creator's home. . . .
Ian Donald Keeling is an odd, loud little man who acts a little, writes a little, and occasionally grows a beard. His short fiction and poetry have previously appeared in Realms of Fantasy, On Spec, and Grain. He's on the faculty for sketch and improv at Second City in Toronto. He likes all forms of tag and cheese.