Artemis has constructed a super-computer from stolen fairy technology. Called the "C Cube," it will render all existing human technology obsolete. He arranges a meeting with a powerful Chicago businessman, Jon Spiro, to broker a deal for the C Cube.
But Spiro springs a trap - he steals the C Cube and mortally injures Butler. Artemis knows his only hope of saving his loyal bodyguard is to employ fairy magic; so once again he must contact his old rival, Captain Holly Short of the Leprecon fairy police. It is going to take a miracle to save Butler, and Artemis's luck may just run out ...
For ages 9 to 12.
(From the Science-Fiction shelf.)