Nick counts survivors for Angus's research on the uncertain future of the human race. Ten years after the has virus whittled down the population, survival is never a given. He wants his life to stay as normal as possible in a world he no longer understands.
Wisp is a fugitive biobot, engineered for a society that no longer exists. He lives off the land, constantly moving, hiding his extrasensory skills. A reluctant warrior, silence and subterfuge keep him alive.
Lily is a feral child with long brown hair and eyes the color of ripe cherries. She is searching for her brother after they got separated in a scuffle with mercenaries. She is the result of something that started long before her birth.
When these three lives intersect, a chain reaction of death and violence will change the course of the future and threaten the future existence of mankind.