The fabric of space and time is torn asunder and the Earth becomes a nexus a stepping stone to countless alien worlds. 300 years later, humankind struggles against inhuman invaders and dark magic from the Rifts. Alien beings from other dimensions, known as "D-Bees" share our planet, as do monsters and supernatural horrors. Earth has become an alien world unto itself. A place awash by an ever shifting tide of magic, madness and chaos. The Coalition soldiers under the command of Lieutenant Michael Sorenson fight their way back to civilization where they are faced with startling revelations, court-martial and treachery. The lives they have known and the people they trust collide with events and realizations that will strain friendships and test their loyalty to the Coalition States. Hard choices, strange bedfellows, a living enigma, and the hand of evil all play a role in Rifts : Deception's Web. The fantastic world of the popular Rifts Role-Playing Game is brought to life in the second book of an epic trilogy.Science-fantasy as only Palladium Books can do it.