The colonists of New Home are now free from the control of Puter, it's time to move out of the arcologies and onto the planet. However after more than three generations, they have no idea how to live 'outside'.
With the volunteers to be trained to live outside, an unexpected reunion with an old flame brings confusion and old feelings up for Ralt.
Training and exchanging ideas has to come as well as exploring the land that is now available to them. When Kat and Davd lead a team overland from Garttown to Centerport, the discover the answer to questions about their new planet they didn't even know to ask.