In this initial installment of a short story serial from the world of The GAME, M13 anxiously goes to bed after his 18th birthday celebration. Later, like all members of the dystopian society of Ashen, he magically awakens at the headquarters of The GAME, the training arm of the magical government. Should he manage to survive all 12 weeks at The GAME, he will awaken back in his bedroom the morning after his 18th birthday as though he never left. All memories of the oppressive ordeal will have been erased, and he will continue the life The GAME programmed into him.
While at The GAME M13 befriends M7, and both are fighting for their lives during each training phase. After witnessing classmates being sent to their deaths, M13 is convinced by super-confident M7 that they can do the impossible and topple The GAME. Will M13's morality and uncertainty doom their plan? Can this super-intelligent duo defy the odds, or will they become victims of The GAME?