How far would you go to find the truth? What secrets would you keep?
In a future where people joyfully arrange their own deaths, a young woman battles the consequences of a biotechnology gone horribly wrong and the cruel theocracy that enforces a sinister solution.
The planet has been decimated by an attempt to alter its ecosystem. It seemed like a good idea at the time: eradicate mosquitoes and eliminate their lethal infectious diseases. Four generations later, the air is steamy and toxic, food is hard to come by, and the human population has exploded. Appalled by the cruelty of the secular church that forms the government, Somerset Whitman, born into its ranks, has joined a secret revolutionary cell in order to fight for the poor and hungry.
But who to trust when nothing is as it seems, and no one is who they appear to be?