3rd April 2068
In the near future, technology has become much more pervasive - now most everyone seeks to advance themselves by the marvels of engineering, enhancing their bodies and digitalizing their minds. Not everyone agrees with this "invasion of the human soul", though, and for the last fifteen years, an open but unspoken war wages between the citizen of The City and the naturalists.
Ceres is part of an anti-terror-unit and fights bombers and assassins every day. But when she draws the eye of Awinita, the new leader of the radical opposition, she finds herself confronted with a much more complicated conflict that thrusts her into the cross-hairs of people infinitely more powerful.