It’s a well-known and never discussed fact, the Disappearances.
It just happens.
Life goes on.
Your family forgets you.
But fifteen-going-on-sixteen Kaede never forgets the children who are Taken. Her world may appear to be one of black and white simplicity, but the Disappearances are her glimpse into what lies beneath the perfection of the City. In a world where everyone is the same, what will Kaede do to be different? And more importantly, does being the same mean being safe?