New heroes gather in Seattle to investigate the Victorious pathogen and perhaps prove Unagilis the guilty party – but already things seem wrong. The protein-coded writing on the surface of the amoeba is no Spirit Magick, but clearly the workings of a deranged or immature genetic engineer. United Chord has offered significant support, but few other leads. How do you catch a criminal that isn’t on Earth? How do you track a protein code?