Hidden in the heights of the Colorado Rocky
Mountains outside of Denver stands the Complex, a government facility so secret
it doesn’t officially exist. Within, seven boys suffer from a deadly disease,
one that causes them to fear the open air more than anything else, more than
any nightmare any child has ever had.
They were told to resign themselves to their fate.
They were told that finding a cure would be a
They were told they were never going to leave this
place as long as they were alive, and that’s what they’ve always believed--
-- until now.
Oliver Taylor is leaving the
Complex for the first time in fifteen years. He’ll breathe unfiltered air.
He’ll know the touch of another human being. He’ll see the world that was
denied him. Through a freak twist of fate, he’s gone into total remission. The
doctors are baffled by his sudden health, but loathe letting him go for other
Oliver knows too much. He
simply can’t be allowed to go free.
Jake Danziger, government
operative for the Agency, a branch of the intelligence network with supreme
authority, is assigned to him. His job? Be a father figure to a boy who has
never had one--
-- and watch him. Watch him
But how is Jake supposed to
do that when Oliver keeps disappearing?
And people keep dying?
And Oliver himself seems
unaware of anything other than his incredible intelligence, his strength, his
-- and his memories.
Shadowy flashes of doctors
in surgical masks, of shiny scalpels and a lifetime of agony.
Is there another truth hidden
within all the secrets?
Will Oliver survive to save
And what lies waiting inside the Complex that the
doctors fear so much?