Alexander Grant is about to take his 3000th history test. You know how you feel like you’ve been going to school for a thousand years? Well, he actually has. No one in his school has any idea that—although he looks fifteen—he’s actually a hundred times that old. That is, until Alexander is used as bait to catch the only man capable of stopping a plan that would change humanity forever.
The world is in turmoil. The economy has collapsed and civil unrest has ensued. When it's no longer safe to stay in her home, 16 year old Elisha Rivers is forced into a massive residential camp by the New International Authority. Now held in captivity Elisha who has been promised an exalted position as a "Carrier" by the Authority must choose between her new life or her mothers belief in prophecy.