Aurora longs to feel more human and less alien. She beginnings to question everything, even the story the Torquinox have told them of their rescue from Earth. When the great alien alliance falters, and the alien Kean attack her once peaceful planet, Aurora doubts her role in the Torquinox society and dreads all she has to lose.
She can only trust in Harvey, to scheme an escape from Domina. They find an ally in Tatum, a Torquinox who once watched over them. With his assistance, Aurora is ushered into a new era of awakening and begins to have dreams of Earth once suppressed. Her escape plan is perfect until it falters. Will Aurora find the courage to make a new life she only dreamed of?