Max Carbian is a private detective working in the not too distant future of Northern California. By the time of the story, the entire San Francisco Bay area has become one sprawling interconnection of cities and principalities. The police department has been centralized under the overall jurisdiction of the BAPD, Bay Area Police Department.
Recurring characters of note include:
The story of how Max became a private detective from being an out-of-work writer working as a security guard is covered in Blood on the Dragon.
Max's exploits continue in Chains of the Dragon.
More information about Max and his stories will be provided at a later date.