Its an ordinary enough day until Emi meets someone new - and very unusual. Stella looks like shes 100 years old to Emi, who hasnt seen anyone over the age of 60 in years. Funny, where have they all gone? As the questions start forming in her mind, Emi enters a world of fear and uncertainty, learning not to trust those she most admires. With the help of Stella and her long-lost grandson, Kyle, and some other unlikely heroes, they infiltrate the 21st Centurys best-kept secret. They discover exactly what the international military machine has been developing and why their lives and all those around them are at risk. Emi finds the terrible truth about her parents disappearance and she plots against the government to save her world, and secure the future. But what chance does a small group of friends have against such powerful and deadly foes?