Sixteen-year-old Kara Nightingale is unpopular, awkward and positively ordinary—that is until one day she is struck by a bus and dies… Within moments her life changes from ordinary to extraordinary when she wakes up in a mysterious world with a new career—as a rookie for the Guardian Angel Legion. Love is forbidden among the guardians.
Dr. Janet Hogan believes in late 2035 that she’s found a partial cure for the Eternity Plague viruses, but before she can test her idea, an assassin shoots her in the head. While she’s in emergency surgery, her medical team discovers that her skin is turning into a shell. It closes over her face the next day, leaving her no way to breathe. Or eat.