Scientific genius, savvy businesswoman, filthy rich, beautiful, ruthless : all words used frequently by others to describe Tasha Lenoir, founder and owner of the powerful Lenoir Industries consortium. She may be rich and powerful, but Tasha also has many enemies. That is why Tasha always go around accompanied by her personal bodyguard, Terry Clarkson. On this day in October of the year 2624, Terry again accompanies Tasha on a business trip to Paris, along with Tasha’s executive secretary and her top aerospace engineer. The trip by matter transporter from New York to Paris was supposed to take only a fraction of a second. However, the four women never rematerialize in Paris and are never seen or heard of again.