Unknowingly, Ed Derringer plunges into a world of sorcery hidden within the mundane moments of life. Now, John Stanford relentlessly pursues Ed after Ed had made a startling escape. Stanford's hunt takes him to the doorstep of a dream that never died, but lingers on and lurks in the shadows like a spider.Out on the road in the middle of a northern winter, Ed finds a friend in a dead-man-walking. Jack Kerouac and his two companions guide Ed on his journey. Though he tries to find his way home, Ed is forced to accept, 'There's no more going home . . . Home is gone.'And under these harsh terms and conditions, Ed and his friends try to step into tomorrow by finding in today, the ever-elusive Mercury Champagne.. . Home is gone.a#39;And under these harsh terms and conditions, Ed and his friends try to step into tomorrow by finding in today, the ever-elusive Mercury Champagne.