Jake Cardigan's release from cryogenic prison has not gone according to his plan. His wife and child are missing, the old Tek hunger still lingers, and death and destruction seem to follow him wherever he goes. The day started with a dead body and the body count keeps growing. Jake's quest for answers leads him to new friends and old nemeses. But can anyone be trusted? Jake takes one giant step ahead to learn the truth, but pays a steep cost.