This book is set in an alternate United States and here love has been officially declared a dangerous disease. Everyone at the age of eighteen must endure a procedure called the Cure. Lena Haloway lives with her Aunt and Uncle and their family in Portland, Maine. She actually wants to go through with the Cure, and eventually live a safe and predictable life. She will not stand to make the same mistakes her mother made.
Yet with just ninety five days left until her treatment she meets a boy named Alex, who has lived in the wolds and under the governments radar. What will happen if they fall in love?