Kellac ends up on planet Toph in military prison. While not at fault, Kellac must wait for diplomatic solutions while the military keeps him in lock up. Stranded on the planet as a child, Gema is in the Women’s Penitentiary for vagrancy. As a non-PureGen, she cannot be a citizen and is without legal status. Gema and Kellac are chosen to be contestants on the wildly popular Survival Game, and working together for survival and the prize of freedom quickly leads to more.