Set in legendary Africa, deep in the bushveld, this is the story of a seed. Its succulent red fruit fascinates the local tribal elders. However, when it causes tragedy, the seed becomes prohibited and kwledge of it is fiercely defended. When modern-day forensic anthropologist, Professor Sherwood, stumbles across the seed - grasped in an ancient skeletonised hand - his curiosity is roused and he starts to seek answers in forbidden places. However, when it causes tragedy, will Sherwood's curiosity be worth the price? This is the story of how people come to believe the impossible. This is the story of how people mythicise what they cant understand. This is the story of a seed. RYAN BLUMENTHAL is a forensic pathologist and sleight-of-hand magician from southern Africa.