Pickpocketing wasn't Alicia's first job pick. But when her parents abandon her, she is forced to do whatever it takes. After the Gas Invasion, Southern California was rebuild by the people and Guards, led by someone who called the King. He was kind for many years until people started developing Skills, weird unexplained mutations. He began get greedy, wanting the Skills for himself. His demands became greater and greater, even willing to kill the Skills if they didn't join him, until the people were overwhelmed and turned against him. Now Southern California is on the verge of war and Alicia might hold the key to overthrowing the King and restoring peace. But will she be willing to step up?