**This is a novella of approximately 20,000 words**
It is episode ONE of a multi-part novella serial. The episodes are NOT standalones and should be read in order. It is recommended that you read the free prequel story, Dark Expanse, before reading this episode.
Two days before her twentieth birthday, Eva Braebel's life fell apart. She lost her friends, her love, and her future before being forced into medical stasis. She awakes in the midst of chaos and is thrown into a world much different than the one she remembers.
Eva thought she already lost it all, but what if there's even more to lose?