The coup murdered Annabel’s parents. Now they’re coming for her.
Annabel’s family has faced years of setbacks in their genetic research, and in their advanced, scientific society, the people demand progress. Still, she never imagined the anger would lead to an attack that left her parents dead and her own life in danger. Now the vulnerable heir to her parents' seat of power, allies are few and everyone has their own agenda. Hunted and increasingly isolated, the only person keeping her alive is a young guard with an imperfect genetic profile.