Raisa Ilyushkin, a Ukrainian biochemist  is commissioned by an independent  foundation to develop a nanobot weapon. The foundation is a front for a cabal that wants to use the weapon to destroy civilization, reduce the Earth's population and establish its own empire.

Julie's spirit, that of a seventeen year old girl looking for her baby, tells her own story of how she grew up, ran away at thirteen, lived on the  streets, became pregnant, and was murdered. A personal story of rebellion