"I got held at gunpoint down there." Finn tells us, in a dried out voice. "I'm not sure if you noticed. The whole time I was just thinking about what would happen if I died. Who would remember me? And I thought about how expendable I was, y'know? How in old paintings they show a war hero surrounded by dead bodies, and how I always thought that I was that hero, but really, I could be one of those bodies. I could just be another digit added to the casualties."
"Even if you end up like that, you died for something, right?" I lean back further against the wall, the places where the railing for the stairs dug into my back stinging. "Dying for something is better than living for nothing."
When she was four years old, Penny summers was moved to a small home in England under the witness protection program. But after she witnesses the murder of the prime minister of Canada during a vacation, she is taken in by a government agent, Wesley Fletcher.
It's not until she meets Juliet, a young girl with a similar story, that she feels real family again, but the two are torn apart just as they begin to understand each other. Meanwhile, Wes deals with his own grievances.
But when Wes and Penny mysteriously find their loved ones again, who have no recollection of their past, they begin to question reality.