The world has gone post-apocalyptic and Amoury Sweet lives in a society where prudes rule and the human spirit is subdued. But it is a machine-dominated, harsh and unforgiving world and soon the mysterious dreams that were once only a nuisance become a stumbling block in her attempt to blend in. She was never meant to live this way and neither was anyone else and she knows this. But can she free herself and others from the tyranny of prudishness?
She stepped into the subdued beehive and all eyes were on her. She was late. It was only by one minute, but that was enough to stand out. Nobody arrived late. Not under this regime. She knew it wouldn't be business as usual for her today.
She hesitated at Susanna's cubicle, but only just long enough to acknowledge the skinny blonde's look ……