The master songwriter and performer Gyp Sandoz takes on a new profession--that of detective. Now, when his best friend Phillip Conjoy ahs been found to have been murdered, Gyp is flabbergasted, but not foiled. Quickly, he comes to his senses, and begins pursuing the tantalizing clues, which at first(of course) lead nowhere. During the process of examining burgeoning youth at the height of frenzied adolescent creativity, the narrator and Gyp explore deeper aspects of the human mind, which, heretofore, have gone, basically unplumbed. A dark reality emerges as Phil tries to unravel millenia old secrets into the unconscious and beyond. Using an ancient technique for heightened spirituality, Phil probes deeper and deeper into the psyche until he arrives at......(you'll have to read the book!). Cataloguing human nature and gaining insight into motive and intent are part of the side benefits of intense exploration of the mind. A murder mystery with a spiritual flavor, the final twist of which is quite a surprise!