Synopsis of the companion novel, The Flames of the Phoenix.
The year is 2231, the world has fallen and all that remains is one last sprawling metropolis, Forever. Havic is the leader of The Watchers, a group raised from childhood to be the protectors of Forever. After many years of loyal service Havic has become sympathetic toward The Damned, the people who dwell on the edge of Forever, after he is ordered to sanitize a hospital of children. Sandor Phoenix, head of The Phoenix Corporation, orders the execution of Havic. The Watchers comply leading Havic to the outskirts of the Edge with a false mission. Havic is shot and left for dead only to be found by Alexis, a former watcher who escaped as a child and is now leading the resistance against Phoenix Corp. Alexis reconstructs Havic with the help of fellow resistance members, now half man/half machine he will help lead the fight and get his revenge.