Rachel Brackett lives on the edge, and the view is exhausting.
The lines drawn, she wants the key to freedom from the evil of Telov's experiments. Winning means complete cooperation from all factions, leaving Rachel and Leonardo to unite forces bonded by hate. Searching uncovers cataclysmic truths, creating a threat to all she loves.
The war begins, and she knows failure will poison the beauty of the mountains with the pervasive stench of death.