[First Draft Only - There May Be Errors] [Watty Awards Finalist in Science Fiction [On the Rise] and Most Imaginative Setting] The world has been corroded by a life-threatening infection that destroys all human life it can get its hand on. Brought up to deal with the tough realities of the disease, Talyn Foster loathes the rules and regulations set out for her own safety. The Infection has three stages: the common cold-like stage, the superhuman stage, and finally, the dying stage. A new drug for the Infection has surfaced on the markets, where Scientists have managed to isolate the 'Superhuman' stage, where the victim’s senses are increased: You're faster, stronger and smarter. But there's only one catch: the drug needs to be tested before it can be distributed to the city's residence. And Talyn just happens to be in the firing line.