With Grace as her mentor, they’ve fought to overcome a century of prejudice against variants. These variants, descendants of lab manufactured children, are susceptible to a genetic predisposition known as Marad, a disease which causes them to mutate into inhuman beasts, the same beasts which roam outside the gates of the refugee camps.
Everything changed the day the boy showed up in the gardens, the day Naomi saved him from death,the day he kissed her.
Now, Naomi has to betray someone she loves. One way or another, innocent blood will be on her hands, but who will she choose when there is no clear enemy?