Seven Laws that govern the order and harmony of the universe. Seven Laws written for the first time in the Hellenistic period by a demigod on a Emerald Tablet, and passed down orally until the Middle Ages by the Celtic priests, the Druids.
Sara Noble, an old lady now close to death, recounts her life as an archaeologist and the discoveries that she and her fellow adventurers had done forty years earlier thanks to a coring carried out under the ice sheet, that discovered an artifact that contains the seeds of an extinct plant. After calculating that the artifact can not have less than 30,000 years, they understand that the history of mankind may have to be completely rewritten.
Liquid gold, the substance that everyone needs, and that everyone is looking for. Someone can afford it and understands how to obtain it by exploiting those who have no money to buy it. Others do not survive. Everything around them decays and dies: plants, neighbors, children.
But they have no say, because no one listens to them.
The most valuable element of the planet, the most exploited, the least understood. The battle is going to be a war.