Nepenthe Gardens is the retirement home where Sally Jupiter lives in California. When the story opens, Sally is already a resident.[1] Her daughter Laurie Juspeczyk visits there twice during during Eddie Blake's funeral services as she didn't want to attend.[2] After she and Dan Dreiberg have assumed new identities (now calling themselves Sam and Sandra Hollis) they visit her on Christmas day.[3]


Nepenthe is a drug bringing happiness and forgetfulness in some Greek legends.


  1. Chapter I: At Midnight, All the Agents...
  2. Chapter II: Absent Friends
  3. Chapter XII: A Stronger Loving World