How far would you go with your powers in order to protect innocents?
Mathilda Brandt is one of the Empowered, humans who possess extraordinary abilities. In order to help her family, especially her dying grandmother, Mat agreed to work for a secretive government agency and infiltrate the Scourge, the world’s most notorious Empowered criminal organization.
Now she leads a cell inside the Scourge. Her agency bosses want her to risk all to reach the inner circle, in order to set up the Scourge’s destruction. But, when her cell uncovers man-made biological horrors created by a global corporation at the cost of innocent lives, Mat vows to put an end to the monstrous creations threatening the world.
No matter what the cost.