Stuart Moore's PARA

Deep beneath the heart of Texas it lies: the Supercollider, the world's largest, most powerful particle accelerator. But a horrific disaster in the mid-'80s left it highly radioactive, killing everyone including the project's head scientist, Dr. William Erie.

Now, twenty years later, Sara Erie--the doctor's daughter --is determined to find out the real story. But when Sara and an investigative team descend into the Supercollider, they find no bodies--just abandoned radiation badges. Shadowy, inhuman figures that move very fast, keeping out of sight in the darkened tunnels. Frogs frozen in an amber-like substance. And one word, scrawled repeatedly on the walls in blood:

PARA

What does it mean? The answer may spell the key to the Universe's origins--or to its end.