Initiate Le discovers a radical new philosophy, only to be drawn into a simmering social conflict about to boil over.

Le should be happy. He is about to graduate high school, and his marks are beyond exemplary. His boyfriend is a rising star within The Resurgence, a local political group. But try as he might, Le can’t shake the feeling that his life is off the rails.

One evening, he stumbles upon Initiate Stok as he is breaking into a zone, one of many dangerous, cordoned-off regions of the city. Against all reason, Le follows Stok inside, and what he discovers will change both him and the course of his entire civilization.

Equal parts love story, adventure, and social philosophy, Alterra is the story of three young men striving to reunite two societies that are, quite literally, universes apart.



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