Once known as the western coast of the United States, the Republic is now in constant danger from its enemy neighbors, the Colonies, and from mysterious plagues. At first glance, two fifteen-year-old Republic citizens — Day and June — couldn't seem more different. Born into an elite family, June's a military prodigy who's being groomed for success in the Republic's highest circles. Raised in the slums, Day is the country's most wanted criminal, and he's just been accused of killing June's brother! Now Day is in a deadly race for his family's survival, while June is using her considerable skills to capture Day and bring him to justice. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the deadly truth about the sinister lengths to which their country will go to keep its secrets. Now they must decide just how much they can trust each other, especially now that they've realized they can't trust anyone else! Told from Day and June's alternating perspectives, this fast-paced, nail-biting adventure is a great choice for fans of The Hunger Games and Incarceron!