As the fire of war spreads, some want to watch the world burn.
Henley Bickford earned a scholarship to a prestigious school after building her own bionic hand. Consumed by the fire to save people with her inventions, she worked in the bioengineering sector of a high-tech lab. All that changed the day she learned the "termination" clause in her contract is a literal one; When Henley's robotics project is complete, she'll be put to death to prevent secrets from leaving the institution's walls. Burned by the betrayal, her only option is to run...
An ally on the outside warned Buster Acton it was time to put his research at the university aside and get out with a genetic mutant and her handler in tow. But it's not in his nature to leave others behind. After all, they could be an asset in a successful escape. With enemies blazing in from all sides, he must embrace being the leader to his newfound team of stragglers if they hold any hope of saving countless lives.
Outrunning the brightest minds in the country won't be easy. Fortunately, they have each other. Can the growing band of misfits work together to warn the world of the billowing clouds of death closing in? Or will they be silenced by their own inventions?
***This is book 2 in the internationally bestselling, award-winning eco-fiction dystopian trilogy, called "refreshing" and "unique", an upper YA/NA with some sexual references and swearing***