Police officer Dora Henry suspects the plague of trees that's bringing the country to a standstill began in the garden of the home she shared until recently with her husband Jared. Meanwhile, Dora is seeking a divorce from Jared and investigating the murders of three geneticists who were all working to develop intelligence in other species.
And far in the future, when technology has all but vanished, two princes and their followers find themselves on similar quests that will take them back in time. Dora will find out about the future. The trees keep on growing . . .