The aliens don’t look like us. They don’t think like us. And they’ve come to slaughter us.
Their ships travel faster than thought. Their bombs turn continents to ash. They are the monsters in our books and movies—but they are real.
Their plan was to exterminate all but the best of mankind. The surviving men and women would join their empire—or face a fate more terrible than death.
They chose Anahita Amiri, a translator, mother, and survivor of the Iranian Revolution.
Now, shackled in orbit with prisoners from around the world, the aliens promise immortality in paradise for her allegiance. All she has to do is turn against mankind. And if she resists, they'll flush her out the airlock.
As she struggles to decide her fate, fusion bombs begin raining down on the Earth below...