How many claimants to be the Son of God have there been? Could faith ever be as powerful as proof for anyone to be accepted as the Son of God? Could there be a worse curse than to be granted immortality, and could that curse be removed by anyone but the Son of God, held to be responsible for it?

Nathaniel ben Ezra, who accidentally tastes Jesus’ blood as he hangs on the Cross, finds himself confronted with these questions as he begs for death from a twenty-first century Jesus claimant who has become his friend and client in modern America.