In his quest for knowledge, Henry stumbled upon the truth. Or rather, he stumbled upon someone who told him how to find the truth.
And really, how could he be expected to resist? Understanding of the world, answers to every single question man had ever asked–all of it his for the taking.
They warned him. They told him ultimate knowledge would require him to pay the ultimate price. But Henry Black was a genius, and he thought he was smarter than them. He thought his mind could take the burden of truth… and maybe it could.