Highest rank: #1 in Science Fiction Lincoln, a recent graduate of the Orbital Space Command Academy, is eager to prove his worth. He volunteers for a high-stakes mission on which the future of his orbital society, as well as his future career, depends. Failure is not an option. After his mission is compromised and he barely makes it back alive, he finds himself on the run with the woman that not only stole his heart but also derailed his mission. As they race across a forbidden, dystopian landscape in search of answers, Lincoln faces the disturbing reality that his life is based on a lie and that the world as he knows it is doomed. The only way he can ensure the survival of the human race is by ensuring the survival of the woman who betrayed him and betraying the society that shaped him. Will he save them both or sacrifice the survival of one for the other?