After surviving the effects of a war that lasted for much of her early childhood, Eden finds safety and security in a new world established by her grandmother. With new laws and stringent views regarding males, she is able to thrive and help other women until those beliefs are challenged. An unexpected encounter with a male in the spring of the year 2084 leads to her being kidnapped. However, the time that she is forced to spend with her abductor causes her to begin to question all that she has been trained to accept as truth. With her timid personality, she must find the strength to confront not only a new system, but a powerful rival, her cousin. In addition, she must face some hidden truths about her family and herself in the process. In a matter of days, with the help of strangers who become trusted new friends, Eden is able to find the courage that she needs to bring about change.