Two hundred and fifty years has passed since the AEXT-V4 pandemic killed off 99% of the White American population. Sixteen-year-old Tansy is a descendant of the American Elite who survived the pandemic. She lives with her family in the rapidly decaying Isolation pods her wealthy ancestors built to ensure their survival. But when the opportunity comes to start anew, will Tansy choose to stay with her family? Or will she venture out into a world of unknowns, where rumors of an incurable disease and hostile people run rampant? What will that choice mean for her future: career ambitions, family, and identity?