A secretive company keeps itself off the radar and out of the news for over fifty years. What kind of power does it take to command that kind of privacy? What secrets is it trying to hide? Billy Roth doesn’t know and doesn’t really care. His blue collar job collecting garbage for the company pays very well. The last thing he wants to do is risk his position by asking questions, but his coworkers start disappearing and things get really strange, really fast.
In near-future Baltimore, scientific breakthroughs in genetic engineering promise to cure the incurable. But these new technologies are not without a dark side. Powerful criminal organizations thrive on peddling illicit genetic wares, waging an underground war unlike any the city has ever seen. Their numbers are growing, and their very existence threatens the stability of the city and the future of biotechnology.