Electricity stops working. Planes fall out of the air over New York City. Fire no longer burns the color we're accustomed too. Then people start to change into something else. A quest follows, eventually leading the heroes to a secret physics lab under the Black Hills.
The author's name started with a Z and had far too many consonants.
Trying to remember the series of novels. Anyone?
@beadsland It doesn't sound like Roger Zelazny...
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