Ray, an Edinburgh postgraduate, using newly- discovered parapsychological powers battles with his identical twin, Andonis, who is the leader of the hidden race of Elohim. Andonis wants to wipe out... More > billions of humans using his probability juggling AI, Spike. A relatively small number of Elohim would be victorious over a depleted human species. The friendly Elohim led by Mary and JC become Ray's supporters. Ray and Andonis cannot kill each other due to a phenomenon called 'twin heterodyne', a 'sympathy' caused by their impossibly identical quantum signatures; Pauli's Exclusion Principle means they cannot exist in the same universe.
Andonis kidnaps Aika, Ray's pregnant partner, forcing him to use the Spike in his place. The Spike is dangerous to its operator and Andonis wants Ray to take that risk. Ray deputises JC to take the energy-charged Spear of Destiny to try to kill the satanic one in his Martian hideaway in the next alternity.
But the machinations of Andonis may have ruined reality, whatever they do.< Less