Once known as Paris, the walled city-state of Otpor is enjoying a new Golden Age.
The horrors of the Singularity and Emancipation forgotten, citizens now revel in a utopia of drugs, alcohol, and entertainment; all washed down with full employment, universal healthcare, and affordable housing. And all made possible by the Orthodoxy—a new world order where everything is engineered to maximum efficiency, including identities.
But, Lira—conditioned to be a Cleaner—wants something more. Risking detention by the authorities, her thieving ways have put her in contact with an opportunistic Water Elemental and both of them in the path of dangerous secrets about Otpor’s history and its dominant ideology, the Orthodoxy.