Every day, Orcus grew a little warmer. As the planet slowly spiraled toward a collision with its sun, its inhabitants became increasingly desperate to leave.
Not everyone was lucky enough to afford transport on the evacuation ships. There were only so many seats and, for many, all they had was not enough.
Fiona was one of them and, though she did not have the resources for self-preservation, she was intent on making one big score to acquire enough to flee to safety.
Her plan was to hit the heavily-guarded vault of planet’s largest bank one day before the departure of the last civilian ship out. It was set to take off exactly one week before Orcus crossed the invisible line between survivable, and oven.
Joining her desperate venture was her sister, Beth, and their childhood friend, Jake.