Author Marc Cullison captivates readers as he exploits his experience as a science professor and draws readers into the bewildering world of academia. Through his work of fiction, Cullison establishes a vivid depiction of the devious student, the corrupt colleague, and the intricate politics of higher education that will have readers clutching to the pages. It's a story of a man who leaves the comfort of a secure and steadfast career as an engineer to find the meaning and passion he feels is lacking in his life, which he finds t in the rewards of teaching, but through the struggles and step-backs he encounters along the way. Cullison is a long-time Oklahoman and centers his characters on the region's terrain, bringing the setting to life and placing Oklahoma back on the map for literary significance. Though the characters and institution itself are fictional, Cullison's artful prose keeps the reader wondering where the line of reality versus fiction is drawn.