In the year 2177, following the 22nd Century World Crash that decimated the economies of hundreds of countries, the Red War was sparked. Four years in, Russia called for a ceasefire. Outnumbered despite their impressive arsenal of nuclear weapons, they pulled back their troops and agreed to a treatise put forth by the members of the UN. Unknown to the rest of the world, and even to the Russian public, the army began kidnapping kids from all over to run experiments on them.
Twelve-year-old Hendrix 'Trick' Sanchez from the poverty stricken city of San Juan was one of those kids, his little sister, Elle, was another.
Seven years into captivity, the base Trick is being held at is destroyed in a sudden and mysterious attack. With his closest friend, Maverick, at his side he escapes into the tundra. But it's an out of the frying pan and into the fire experience, and all Trick can do is try to keep his sister safe.