But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and lush wilds spread across the planet. Darrowand Reds like himare nothing more than slaves to a decadent ruling class.
Inspired by a longing for justice, and driven by the memory of lost love, Darrow sacrifices everything to infiltrate the legendary Institute, a proving ground for the dominant Gold caste, where the next generation of humanitys overlords struggle for power. He will be forced to compete for his life and the very future of civilization against the best and most brutal of Societys ruling class. There, he will stop at nothing to bring down his enemies ... even if it means he has to become one of them to do so.
(From the Teen Fantasy and Science Fiction shelf.)