In the year 2162, a young boy named Jal Valhyn is caught in a maelstrom of violence and conflict. His country is at war and the world government based on humanistic principles that had fulfilled its promise of a halcyon peace for over a century has fallen.
"can read it for fantasy, for comfort"
Waking up in the town of Nofer in Daganland, Brad enters into a world ruled by a Tyrant. It is a planet of darkness where the inhabitants live and work by night. Socialization and friendships are forbidden, except in the formal setting of work-related activities. Brad becomes an elite student, assigned to a graduate program that will lead to his heading the department for incoming immigrants.