||In his quest for mortality, Nick Knight has tried everything. But when a mysterious woman gives him a strange doll that she claims will grant his wish, the result is a series of dreams more vivid and disturbing than any Nick has had before. In them he's mortal, working in a police department dominated by vampires. Are they just dreams--or something else? Nick isn't sure. Nor is he sure just what he is willing to pay for his mortality.