The amnesiac Zen, protagonist of Blank Slate, is like a force of nature…of the senselessly destructive, hurricane-blew-your-house-down-and-your-mama-away-too kind. He needs to be that way, though, because it’s a rough world that he finds himself living in. The nation of Galay has been waging wars of aggression against its neighbors in the name of law, order, and civilization. Among the people subjugated are those of Amata, who face both squalor and discrimination under Galay rule. Some of them have become freedom fighters—or, if you prefer, terrorists.
Some of these terrorists are plotting to kidnap the Galay General’s daughter, Rian,