What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
After setting the world on fire to bring down C.O.R.E in Tallahassee, Max carries Eve up the Mississippi River to give her time to recover. A run-in with a small group of deserters pushes Eve past the breaking point. Caught between helping Eve and dealing with the child she saved, Max is forced to decide once and for all what he really wants.
Mittie Kate’s small group of survivors race toward Alabama to stop C.O.R.E. from getting their hands on the Titan II missiles. If they fail, their last chance to stop them will be at the launch silos in central Arkansas. Out of options, Mittie Kate and Ling prepare to make their final stand.
Melanie puts everything on the line to stop the SHOcom platforms from launching. When an attack is launched from the planet’s surface, they are forced to take Victory, an unarmed research vessel, into battle. No matter the costs, they cannot allow the payload hiding on the International Space Station to fall into enemy hands.