The truth has lain concealed for too long. It festers and boils, hankering for escape... coveting its own freedom. But this new world is not prepared for the exposure of such dark secrets. Can mankind withstand the devastating truths they so desperately seek?
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The domes are growing restless. Denizens are asking uncomfortable questions about the people living outside. SUN's hypnotic distractions have worked well so far, but they won't hold up for much longer. And while the Bennu Project approaches its final stage, the council are gearing up for war.
With Wildebeest still in turmoil after the bloody usurpation of their former Leider, the new Leider has to instill a sense of discipline. He ensures utter obedience by ruling with an iron fist. But the colony is slowing slipping from his grasp, and his brothers are waiting expectantly for him to return. And for the blood he promised them.
Peppermint escapes one prison, only to be taken to another. Mentally wounded from her time at Lambent Laboratories and her toxic relationship with Onyx, she's failing to come to terms with her new life. She has to escape the frightening diggers and find her way back to the dome. Still unable to control her powers, she's vulnerable and exposed - and too weak to fight back. Yet.
Jinx discovers the identity of her father. And the revelation shocks her to her core. Her subsequent meltdown endangers herself and the rest of the Rooivalk soldiers. A plan is set into motion. But instead of getting her revenge, Jinx now faces a new enemy: and he has no intention of letting her leave the colony.
Juliet's rigidly constructed world is tearing apart at the seams. Her twin, Victor, has changed - and not for the better. Adamant that the war is coming sooner than any of the defenders had anticipated, Victor tries to persuade her not to go to war. But while Juliet struggles with this decision, her and Victor begin a slow dance toward death.
While these women struggle to maintain order and extricate themselves from the convoluted mess they're in, the SUN Council begins preparing for war. Will they untangle themselves in time?