|About the Book|
When Sylvia finds that she is pregnant, she is overjoyed- but when she delivers twins, everything changes. In the Silo society in which she lives, there is a quota for the number of people. Sylvias twins violate that quota by one, meaning one of them will have to be terminated.Her maternal instinct kicks in, and Sylvia defies the orders of the Scientificos who govern the Silo. Hiding on a lower level, she plots a way to save her babies and herself. Knowing that her only hope is to flee the Silo itself and take her chances outside in a land scarred by the Great War, Sylvia uses her wits and cunning to try to rise from level to level until she can reach the top. But the rigid structure of the Silo society is not easily overcome.As alarms sound and the disciples of the Scientificos search for her, Sylvia tries to save her babies from the restrictive life of the Silo. But, there is a major revelation that she discovers that will make or break her attempt.