The twenty-first century is drawing to a close. Fossils fuels are all but spent. Half the planet is underwater. The super rich live in Green Zones, the last unspoilt corners of the earth while the rest of the population lingers in smog and waste.
James Hay, a lowly employee in the security department of the vast Shengming corporation has had enough. When he accidentally stumbles across evidence linking some of the richest, most influential people in the city to a massive cover up, he decides to go public. And in a society where criminals are worked to death in secretive private prisons, he is risking far more than he knows.