The things we do have long-lasting consequences. In the years since her family escaped from the Vauban civil war to the neighbouring planet of Nova Vita, Lone Honora has been living a quiet life, blending into her surroundings. Having been found guilty of stealing from her workplace to fund her mother’s medical expenses, she finds herself in jail. It is there that Lone begins to take stock of her life.
With her childhood identity on the cusp of being revealed, a secret that she was better off not knowing, Lone must decide what to do. Her old identity is a source of great danger and soon she will be at its mercy. She must decide what she is going to do with her life. Will she embrace it or not? And for whom?