PANOPTICON: WATCH IT ALL
Watch it All, Collect it All, Control it All:
In 1791, an Englishman named Jeremy Bentham designed a new kind of prison. It enabled a watchman in a central tower to see into every cell, but the prisoners could not see the watchman and never knew when they were being watched. Bentham called his building a ‘Panopticon’, meaning all-seeing.
Today, we don’t need special buildings. We have the ability to make every workplace, every public space, and every home a Panopticon. On the phone, on the Internet, and whenever we walk by a CCTV camera, we are being watched.
But who is watching, and why?
In a world where everyone is under surveillance, Jack Stone becomes a Watcher. Assigned to the elite cases, he Watches live video of US Foreign Service personnel in their own homes. Soon, the games he sees them playing in their bedrooms turn violent, and Stone must decide whether to intervene or leave the victims to their fate.
But Stone is also being Watched, and he is dangerously close to discovering the truth. Can he help the victims in time? And can he escape before he becomes a victim too?
Warning: For Adults Only.
Contains Adult Content (strong language; sex, including BDSM scenes; violence).
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