Torana and McKenney find themselves underground and cut off from rescue. Meanwhile, conditions on the surface intensify as the Buyer investigates the degrading condition of Hope’s End.
Some sentences are worse than death.
The most dangerous criminals in the Systems are exiled to the prison world of Hope’s End. Genetically altered for a life of hard labor in this desolate environment, these men and women have nothing to lose, and no way to return to society. After four years of imprisonment on this hostile world, inmate Torana Lopez has given in to despair. But when her only friend reveals a dying secret, she must untangle a web of mysteries and lies to reveal a powerful secret that could affect all humankind.