A glowing meteorite approaches the earth's atmosphere leaving consequences on two women , one of which dies . Nathan Never gets a strange visit from the Shadow M en after a night of nightmares . The two events , seemingly unrelated , will join 5,000 meters below the sea surface : on an undersea platform leaded by Mary Mather , a former shuttle pilot , is hiding a terrorist and Nathan 's mission is to stop him . We'll find out that the meteorite is nothing but a creature, a refugee of his race , attempting to contact other life forms with one purpose: to get a body . Moreover, Mary will receive the greatest gift a woman can accept .