In the years 2566
Elise and Marden had no idea they were expecting a child when they signed up to a five-year contract, working within a maximum-security prison facility on the desert planet, New Paris.
Four years in, and their future dreams, as a family, were shattered within the space of one night. As the skies lit up,
the power across the entire facility went down. The criminals of New Paris awakened, and tore away the walls of captivity with a savage hunger.
The prison staff, and the civilian population had no choice but to run, hide, and survive within in a formidable desert terrain.
Years went by without any sign of a rescue. They were abandoned, without any hope of rescue.
A decade later: an escape pod crash landed, and with it, came a stranger who brought with her, an opportunity that would reignite the precious spark of hope…
By STEPHEN P. RADFORD & BRIAN BYERS.