Beth had wanted to go into deep space for as long as she could remember. Now only one thing stands between her and her dream job: the simulation. Hours hooked up to a virtual reality simulator so her responses to stress can be measured. Hours at the mercy of people who want to verify that she’s fit for space travel.
Beth thought she’d prepared, but when virtual reality feels the same as reality, when connections between people feel real, she forgets she’s in a simulation. Will she survive the emergency or will she lose herself in the simulation?