Taiver wakes from a world of nightmares only to discover he is paralyzed and submersed in fluid. His stasis pod has malfunctioned, leaving him trapped but conscious, thirty years away from the planet Minea. The ship’s Caretaker works to free him, but whatever malfunction woke him seems to be holding him hostage in the broken pod. Facing thirty years of drowning-induced terror, Tavier must figure out what went wrong . . . and who is responsible.