'The Outside can be a dangerous place.
'But so can the inside.
'It’s been years since the original cataclysm, but life has been structured, peaceful, and most of all uneventful in the Pale. The humachine citizens welcome the order provided by their ruler, the baleful Regent.
'However, when one of their own rescues a human boy, Hector, from ravenous ferals on the Outside, their careful systems are turned upside down.
'As Hector grows more and more human-strange, the citizens of the Pale grow uneasy.
'What will happen when the Outside tries to get in?'
Source: Publisher's blurb.
'The safe world of the Pale is under threat.
'Inside the policosmos, the new Regent Adaeze strives for dominance over the all-powerful Senior Forecaster, but the Pale's humachine citizens are unaware that their city is close to collapse.
'Outside on Broad Plain, the exiled human Hector undertakes a dangerous trek to find a safe haven for the orphaned twins.
'How can anyone survive as their world shifts underneath them?' (Introduction)