The year is 2083, Europe has evolved into the world's most powerful political and ecomic bloc; but it's t Europe anymore it's Europa. Europa is the embodiment of many years of hard work to unite a disparate continent, where the state provides for everyone to ensure equality for all. An impending change to the law is going to prevent people from other blocs and countries from traveling to Europa; this comes at a bad time for Jim Maxwell, an ex-pat happily living in New York. Jim receives a message from his only living relative in Europa, she needs his help and fast. Jim duly set's off for the land of his birth to help however he can. Meanwhile, the Government is tracking down the leaders of dissident groups in advance of the ascension of the new President of Europa, David Vincent. When charismatic industrialist Paul Hetherington is detained for questioning it's t long before his son Nigel who is away at university in Oxford finds his way on to their radar and the authorities in hot pursuit. An Ever Deeper Shade Of Blue is a tale about the world of tomorrow and it's people, techlogies, politics, and beliefs.