Avery Cates is running out of time in this action-packed slice of near-future noir.
Avery Cates is in better shape than ever with the top-class augments the army s fitted him with. Pity he s no more than a puppet then, because they ve also got a remote that can fry his brain at any second. And now a corrupt colonel is selling his controls to the highest bidder.
Avery has visions of escape and bloody revenge - until he realises just who s bought him. Because the highest bidder is Canny Orel himself, Avery's oldest enemy. And as the System slides into chaos, Canny wants Cates to do one last job. Avery just needs one chance to get back at the old gunner - but this time, it s Canny who s holding all the cards.