The first victims are found in the Amazon rainforest. Their discovery leads to a frightening conclusion. Hidden within our own DNA is a time-clock, set to put an end to human existence. Mankind is running out of time. But Oksana Kuznetsky's rare bloodline may possess the antidote to human extinction. A recent Russian immigrant struggling to make a life in her new American home, Oksana is kidnapped by a shadowy organization with plans to control the future of the human race. Oksana's young son, Mikhail, stumbles upon the plot and embarks upon a perilous quest to save his mother. Along the way, he is joined by a remarkable collection of characters.