"This may be illegal, Jack—and I'm damn sure it's immoral and ill-advised." Kevin Gallo scowled at the large screen on the wall of Jack Kensington's laboratory. The image being displayed was a depiction of the gene splicing Jack proposed to do.

"Illegal? That gets complicated, especially when you've got patents covering your ass—which I do. As for immoral, much less ill-advised . . ."

Kensington shrugged. "One person's sin is another's calling, as they say."

"As who says?"

Kensington waved his hand as if swatting away an insect. "Somebody must have. What's . . .

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