The year is 326 A.E. For a thousand years, humans have orbited Earth, waiting for the planet to resurface. The mission was a success except for two small island chains. Some anomalies were not accounted for. Something is there, something ancient, something dangerous. A single man wakes on the Heart Island. Alone and injured, with no memory of who, where, or when he is, he struggles for survival one heart-pounding step at a time.