This book is set in a world where the City is at war. Southside, the hostiles live in squalor and desperation, and are desperate to cross the bridges to the City. Cityside, the intelligence service ISIS is in charge and it is determined to keep the hostiles at bay. Nik is destined to be a great agent with ISIS, but is surprisingly overlooked during recruitment. Before he can find out why, their school is bombed and Nik and his friends are forced to flee.
Waking up one morning to discover he's not in his own bedroom. More surprising is that he doesn't recognize his hands, or his legs and when he looks in the mirror he gets the shock of his life! How is it possible that Alex has become another boy - a boy who everyone calls Philip? And how have six whole months passed overnight?