Behind the fear and battles in this futuristic thriller lies a truth more shocking than war itself! A thought-provoking novel from a master of dystopian fiction • Perfect for readers looking for the intrigue and excitement of The Hunger Games.<br />For as long as Tessa can remember, her country has been at war. So when local golden boy Gideon Thrall is awarded a medal for courage, it's a rare bright spot for everyone in Tessa's town — until Gideon refuses the award, claims he was a coward, and runs away.Tessa is bewildered. Could Gideon be telling the truth? She decides to follow him to discover the answer, but she's in for more than she bargained for. Before she knows it, she's a stowaway on a rogue airplane headed for enemy territory. But that's nothing compared with what she discovers when she arrives — a truth so shocking, it will change the world.