The dawning of a new order casts a shadow across a whole nation. Behind speeches and programs, a darkness stirs. But Reed, dropped into a strange compound where glamor and terror go hand in hand, stumbles upon another world--a world of secrets where the light still lingers and hope burns in the hearts of a few. One figure seems to tie it all together through a bizarre thread of chance, flinging Reed face to face with a choice he never imagined. Caught between two worlds, he seems to have only one way out--but is it worth the cost?