Echo and her sister Melissa are trying to rebuild their lives after a tragic house fire took not only everything they have ever known, but also their parents. In an attempt to begin again, Echo has purchased a new house for them to live in and items to fill it.
The first day in their house, with the aid of Melissa’s boyfriend Ollie and Echo’s best friend Dolen they get everything moved in and begin to unpack. When Echo finally collapses into bed, she discovers the house is not quite as perfect as it seems.
Echo is drawn into a private fantasy computer game that she created for herself. She soon discovers that within five days, if she can’t defeat the wormhole that claims her during sleep, her reality will be lost.
It changes everything in her life.
Dolen and Echo are the best of friends, but have always avoided personal, sexual questions. Echo has based her avatar Nico on Dolen, but it’s only when faced with the question of who Nash was created to look like, she realizes it’s one of Dolen’s friends Matt.
According to her avatars, the two real life men must love her enough to protect her, but they may be lying. As they searches for the clues that will help her remain alive, secrets from Dolen’s past are brought to light.
Will their newfound romantic interest help keep Echo safe or will it leave Dolen and Matt crushed as she disappears forever?