I snorted softly. “You expect me to believe that you came to town looking for a cure? I’m not stupid, Zander. There is no cure. There never will be.”“Oh there is,” he assured, staring right at me. “There has been for years.”Decontaminated. Deflowered. Defunct.Cadence Laurence has suffered pain & humiliation at the hands of the town committee, but the saving grace of her torture means nothing when her brother, Alex, & his girlfriend, Kitty, break the rules for the last time.Now the only place they have left to go is on the run in the unforgiving Wastelands, a place where sand spiders & the Infected become the least of their problems when Cady’s ex-lover escapes her darkened past & deepens their plight with an agenda of his own.Dodging Wastelanders out for blood & Kitty’s father determined for revenge, can Cadence avoid a bite from the Infected long enough to save her two wards & escape or will her ex-lover’s plans destroy them all?