An alien invasion occurs gradually wiping out humanity. There are pockets of people who scavenge for survival, all the while avoiding the "shadows." New York City is dubbed the City of Ash. There is so much ash, that the sun doesn't shine.
This was dark. Bet's brother has been taken. She decided that she must try and take him back since she feels life isn't worth living if they are not together. While on her hunt, she meets Gabriel. Gabriel was an interesting character and I liked learning what he was before. Overall, this was interesting, but lacked something for me to rate it higher.