Ryleigh comes back home from Vancouver heartbroken where she happens to run into Tom, an old friend of hers. Will the distance keep them from love?
It is the last eleven hours of civilization as we know it, and Matt Dunston is pissed off. Lia Bellamy was assassinated five minutes ago. She was a war hero programmer on a post-apocalyptic Earth full of cyberpunks and battle-worn climate survivors.
Everybody has a problem with Sithi Nzeogwu, union fieldworker. The mining companies are anti-union, the miners are threatening a breakaway, every politician has an angle – and his own brother might just want him dead.