REALWARE. [New York]: Eos An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, . Octavo, purple wrappers printed in black. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. The fourth book in the "Ware" series. Metamartians, aliens found in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, give out allas, hand-held devices that give humans the power of mind over matter. But it "seems that the allas are accompanied by a fourth-dimensional entity known as Om, a godlike being who's taken a special interest in humans" and the mystery of the Metamartians and their god must be solved "before humanity uses its newfound powers to destroy itself altogether." - publisher's description. Trade paperback format. Strip of fading along front spine fold, a nearly fine copy. (#157460).
"First Eos Printing: June 2000 / ... / RRD 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.