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SYNOPSISWhat would it be like to meet an immortal?Would someone with the experience of centuries be wise, or narrow minded? Does the passage of time mellow human character like fine wine, or are vices acquired in youth distilled to form vileMoreSYNOPSISWhat would it be like to meet an immortal?Would someone with the experience of centuries be wise, or narrow minded? Does the passage of time mellow human character like fine wine, or are vices acquired in youth distilled to form vile poison?This question remains a mystery to all but a very few. Unknown to the rest of humanity, there are small groups of immortals living in this world, and they jealously guard their secret. Gemini offers a glimpse into the lives of two groups living in San Francisco. Wolfgang Rupp, the leader of one group, was born in Germany a few years after Copernicus published the book that shook the heavens. Ben, the leader of the other, started life as an Aztec priest just before the arrival of Cortez. Each has a small entourage of devoted followers.And – each is affected differently by the inexorable passage of time.What happens when youth and immortality collide?Wolfgang Rupp is 400 years old. He cherishes the beginning of every new day, and looks forward to another 400 years. But, there are secrets that are best kept from the young.Fifteen-year-old Scott Prater was bursting with excitement. He was on his way to San Francisco to meet his big brother! A small town boy, Scott had never walked the streets of a big city and, until a couple years before, didn’t even know he had a brother.But, on his first night, he was attacked by an evil immortal who bestowed the gift upon him. Wolfgang found Scott just in time. It was a race to keep the boy from learning the full meaning of what he had become, and ultimately guide him to cope with the truth.Immortality comes with a terrible price.