From the bestselling author of the Vivian Amberville series comes the science-fiction survival story of a mother and her baby facing impossible odds midst a global apocalypse. Set in a mad world overseen by “The Neon God”, the deceitful and ubiquitous A.I. controlling the metropolis of New Vega, five people are made to compete for “Gold Stars” in hope of escaping their impending doom.
About the Book
Five days before the inevitable end of humanity, five unlikely heroes find themselves on an impossible quest to outlive the apocalypse.
Aurora, Stella, Rolf, Tümay and Sorano must challenge themselves to beat the Neon God’s Algorithm in a crumbling, totalitarian, surveillance state complicated by crime, technology and civil unrest. Under the ubiquitous eye of the Neon God, they set out to collect “Gold Stars” – an elusive, difficult to obtain, merit-based currency – and secure a seat on the last shuttle to Luna.
In a desperate attempt to save her baby daughter, Aurora must navigate the Dark and do her utmost to survive the last technological remnants of a dying civilization.