Therapist Stephanie Scott and Judge Alice Cutter have enough problems with vicious threats to their lives because of a child custory case decided in favor of a lesbian mother.
Now Stephanie's ex-lover thas come to her because Stephanie's replacement is being terrorized by mysterious phone calls. And Alice's son and his family have vanished into a commune named Enlightenment.
Both women should worry – expecially about Enlightenment.
A chemical compound named Lodestar, unique to the commune's land, has turned its residents into compliant robots. Commune leader Dexter Spencer sees limitless possibilites for personal and financial power in Lodestar. As does the president of Atlas Chemicals. As does a disgraced TV preacher whoo prepares to indulge his every fantasy on the helpless commune women.
But the FBI is aware of the existence of Lodestar. And special agent Billlie Robinson, Alice's lover, knows that the peril surrounding the family of her lover has sharply escalated: Lodestar has lethal side effects. She and Stephanie and Alice must immediately join forces to invade the commune before it becomes the next Jonestown ...