Snuffing Out the Moon2084 BCE: In the great city of Mohenjodaro, along the banks of the Indus, a
young man named Prkaa grows increasingly mistrustful of the growing authority
of a cult of priests.
455 CE: In the fabled university city of Takshasilla, Buddhamitra, a monk, is
distressed by how his colleagues seem to have lost sight of the essence of the
Buddha's message of compassion.
1620 CE: During the reign of the Mughal emperor Jahangir, a pair of itinerant
fortune-seekers endeavour to swindle the patrician elite, only to find themselves
1857 CE: Mirza Sahib, a wandering minstrel, traverses the realms of human
deception even as a rebellion against the British Raj is advancing across India.
2009 CE: In contemporary Lahore, the widow Rafiya Begum navigates legal
complexities in order to secure her rights and fend off predatory charlatans.
2084 CE: A scholar revisits the known history of the cataclysmic events that led
to world-domination by ruthless international water conglomerates.
Across epochs and civilizations, these are intensely personal journeys that
investigate the legitimacy of religion and authority, and chronicle the ascent of