Twenty-first century fourteen-year-old Kyle was hypnotized when humanity was upgraded to 1.0 and he, incompatible with the new technology, exposes its terrifying impact in a tape-recording found by the superhumans of the future.
A thousand years after the release of the Straker Tapes, when Peter and Alpha discover that stories of human upgrades are true, they strive to stop a group of scientists from making a decision that could destroy humanity.
Hacker Ani Lee is researching a strange .wav file, while Joe Dyson, an operative working for a secret teen division of British Inteligence, is looking into the disappearance of a friend caught up in the underground music scene. Their investigations intertwine.
Joe Dyson and Ani Lee, operatives for a secret youth division of British Intelligence, discover what happens when artificial intelligence evolves to have a mind of its own and begins rewriting reality, virtually.