Back at the base of Sector 45 Warner is recovering from his near-fatal gunshot wound. He needs to conceive a plan to get Juliette back and find a way to suppress the inhabitants of Sector 45. His obsession with Juliette becomes stronger every day and he is determined to find her as soon as possible.
Shirin is used to moving and having to start a new life at school. The 9/11 attacks had a major impact on her life. Nasty words and slurs are constantly being fired at her. Nobody wants to have anything to do with her, just because of her reliion, origins and the hijab she wears. At school, she meets Ocean James, a handsome boy who is genuinely interested in her.
Juliette’s touch is lethal. She has been locked up all alone in the Reestablishment for almost a year until she meets Adam, her new cellmate. He talked about how the world around them is slowly dying and what the Reestablishment is planning. The Reestablishment wants to use Juliette as a weapon against humanity.