400 years ago 2 countries were at war. Acerbus was at the losing end of the fight and Virtus was slowly overpowering them. the Acerbians realized there was no way to win. An agreement was reached. Each month 2 young adults were to be sent to Virtus. These 2 people have their life extracted, their life being sent back to Acerbus, and their bodies never seen again. Little did the Acerbians know that the bodies were used to create a super human kind meant to kill and only kill. This species is not capable of love or compassion. Therefor they can not be stopped. The Virtus refers to them as Nec Motus. Virtus needed to be stopped before it got out of hand, but no one was there to stop them.
Natalie Pier and Derin Moreno find themselves caught up in this complicated peace treaty between Acerbus and Virtus. Natalie and Derin have a complicated relationship themselves, but in order to survive they must learn to put their differences aside and trust each other again. What starts out as just an escape plan becomes something more. A fire blazing deep in their hearts just waiting to be uncaged. With the darkness around them they find that their friendship has been set on fire in the brightest ways. But they'll have to withstand the heat blazing before them.