Sex spurred the Internet’s growth in the late 20th century. In the middle of the 22nd, sex drives the automaton industry. Seventy years after the Holy Wars officially ended, 'tons are needed. The world is a smaller place; its population has climbed back to over a billion, former coastal areas are under water and much of the Pacific Rim has disappeared into the Pacific.
This is the world Frank Deadman is reborn into, in a body gene-crafted as a plaything for the rich. He’s an undersider, responsible for enforcing industrial law. He’s uniquely equipped for the job.