Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth���s fate hinges on one girl. Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She���s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister���s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai���s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world���s future.