Implants can deliver medical code directly to the brain. Now code is the drug of choice. Jacob Quince is a code flicker - a hacker writing illegal medical code and selling it in the streets. The future doesn't look too bright. But that's about to change when he gets a job offer with a payout he can't refuse. All he has to do is hack his former employer, one of the world’s largest corporations, and steal their latest experimental implant and medical code. Soon he finds himself being pulled deeper into a life he’s trying to escape and discovering the payout may not be worth the price.
Light is currency, light is big business on the eternally dark hemisphere of Evig Natt. Severum Rivenshear must investigate an organization intent on bringing light to everyone, rich and poor alike, by increasing the planet’s rotation speed. But will he be forced to betray the system he’s sworn to protect?