But the bounty hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. But when water is more valuable than gold, alliances shift like sand, and the only thing for certain is that someone will have to bleed if anyone hopes to drink. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire. Central to the novel is the family of Adam, a scientist, and his wife Ellie, an artist. Clade by James Bradley Science Fiction Compelling, challenging and resilient, over ten beautifully contained chapters, Clade canvasses three generations from the very near future to late this century.