The morning Alexa Daegberht's macaroni and cheese develops sentience, the world changes. She thought escaping poverty and moving up in the world would be the challenge of her life, but the new arrivals, who call themselves the dae, waste no time proving her wrong.
Some claim it's the rapture of the Christian faith. Some claim the world has been reborn. With millions vanished into thin air, one thing is certain: humanity is in for a fight for survival. There's only one thing Alexa is certain of.
The dae are here to stay.
This is a republishing of an older work, and it has undergone substantial editing, including the addition of new scenes.