Red has gone missing. With the other cyber canines by his side, Kyle sets out into the desolate and deadly landscape of Kirawan to find his best friend. With love and loyalty overriding the dangers of the alien wilderness that wait outside the safety of the Colony, Kyle defies his father's warning to stay inside the Dome, and sets out to track down Red and bring him back home. Facing the challenges of survival in a hostile environment from dangers he has never experienced before is only the beginning of Kyle's ordeal. Little could Kyle have known that he would find himself in the center of a centuries old war. A war that will shape the future, not only of the Colony and Kirawan, but the fate of humankind itself.