In a world of clones, the Human Liberation Army wants to free people from New Life's grasp. Their leader Gail will take the most drastic, personal measures yet to do so. Rathmann, a former homicide detective turned New Life enforcer, is on the case, and is asking tough questions. Violet, a young girl and one of the few nonhumans (Pures, they're called) left, is longing to enter the real world. But she has no idea the danger she is stepping into.