How do you rebuild a ravaged world while it’s still falling apart? High ideals, safe haven and hot meals are wonderful but… Without trained soldiers and ingenious strategy all the hopes and dreams will be crushed by thugs and raiders. Nick counts survivors for Angus’s research on the uncertain future of the human race. Ten years after the has virus whittled down the population, survival is never a given. He wants his life to stay as normal as possible in a world he no longer understands. Wisp is a fugitive biobot, engineered for a society that no longer exists. He lives off the land, constantly moving, hiding his extrasensory skills. A reluctant warrior, silence and subterfuge keep him alive. Lily is a feral child with long brown hair and eyes the color of ripe cherries. She is searching for her brother after they got separated in a scuffle with mercenaries. She is the result of something that started long before her birth. When these three lives intersect, a chain reaction of death and violence will change the course of the future and threaten the future existence of mankind.