Two and a half million years ago, a huge, mastodon died trying to escape a predator. Frozen in Antarctica's ice until global warming calves a huge ice berg and exposes it, the mastodon is discovered by research scientist, Nancy Morales. She recruits the help of world famous, Skip Gonzalas, a forensic expert with LAPD, to uncover its secrets, discoveries that lead to additional archaeological finds even more startling. Carvings on these objects reveal messages millions of years old, thousands of centuries before man inhabited Earth. Who or what wrote them and what do they mean? The US government, prodded by NSA, uses its resources to smother the discoveries with lies, disinformation, and terror tactics. Nancy and Skip hide themselves and their evidence in a race against time. Mastodon is a science fiction thriller revealing the depths a government will stoop to in order to inflict its political aims on public opinion.