The dazzling new novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from the grand master of adventure It is called zero-point energy, and it really existsa state of energy contained in all matter everywhere, and thus all but unlimited. Nobody has ever found a way to tap into it until one scientist succeeds. Unfortunately, his intentions are far from noble. The scientist is determined to avenge himself upon those who have scorned and vilified him, and constructs machines that will use the zero-point energy to unleash an apocalypse of earthquakes and cracks in the Earth’s tectonic plates. With disaster drawing closer, Kurt Austin and the NUMA team race to find the machines before they’re activated. For if they fail, the world will literally be torn apart .