The black eyed children are converging. Gillian has seen them before, but did not understand what they were. Except for their eyes and the strange way they talk, they can pass as human children, lost and looking for help..
But when they track down Simon Brown and tell him to find Gillian, she knows it has to be important. Who else knows what she is, and why she is in America? More importantly, what do they mean when they say they want to go home?