Julya's scream shatters through the metal of the starship when a simple number destroys everything she dared hope for in her life-love, a future, happiness. One simple number...
4,096 colonists lay in deep suspension. Some of Earth's best, they are chosen to colonize a new world and are on a 200-year journey through space. Julya was one of them, dreaming of the life she'll live when she awakes on the new colony.
But Julya isn't asleep anymore.
When an accident causes two suspension pods to fail-those of Julya and an engineer named Dax-both are forced to face the unthinkable...
What happens when you are in deep space, on a spaceship never designed for the living, with only one other person? Can you survive? Can you find love? Can you face the unexpected?
What happens when you awake early? Not just early, but 101 years early?