Following the events of Frozen , Lia has adjusted to downloading her brain and living in a synthetic body. But fleeing her organic family to live on a compound with other mechs has its downsides. Especially when she realizes that her mech friend Jude is dangerously devoted to a cause Lia has begun to doubt. How many people—mechanical and organic—is she willing to hurt to protect her freedom? How far is she willing to go to protect the people she loves? And, when she decides to betray Jude, how will he take his revenge?