Kate Walker, a young New York lawyer, is sent by her law firm to the small French village of Valadilène. Her mission: to conclude negotiations on the purchase of a vending machine factory on behalf of a major multinational corporation. She has no idea what to expect. Join Kate Walker on an extraordinary journey that takes her from Western Europe to the farthest reaches of Eastern Russia. You will meet many endearing characters and incredible landscapes as you search for traces of Hans Voralberg, the ingenious inventor of automata. It is a quest that will take you to the legendary island of Syberia, in the far north of the continent, where the last living mammoths live, hidden from the modern eye.