She placed a robe around Jesusí shoulders and pressed a small tube to his neck. The painkillers cleared his headache, but did nothing to relieve the pain in his heart. Seeking comfort, he accepted the embrace from Artemis. Jesus buried his face on her breast, and continued to weep with deep, heartrending sobs.|
When slavers attack a camel caravan that eleven-year-old Jesus bin Joseph and his family are following from Egypt to Nazareth, his father, Joseph, is violently murdered in the raid. In an attempt to avenge his father and defend his family, Jesus is clubbed unconscious. Left for dead, Jesus is rescued by Apollo Centauri, Jesusís true sire, through artificial insemination.
The befuddled boy is transported by shuttlecraft to a secret base inside Mt. Sinai and learns of the sixty-thousand-year-long experiment being conducted by a team of humans from the planet Alpha, more than four light years from Earth.
Jesus is startled to discover that he is the focal point of an experiment in social engineering by the Alphans in an attempt to persuade the Earth humans to cease their genocide. Will Jesus be successful, or will Earth destroy itself?