What happens when humanity’s only hope goes on a bender?

Margaret Lewis is an expert programmer, the hacker who betrayed the Happiness-Program to help the Unchipped rebels. A hunted fugitive, she slips from one city to another recruiting people for a new society, a place where Chipped and Unchipped can live together as equals. Targeted by a vicious attack, Margaret disappears into a liquor bottle. She’s content to be lost… until she finds out that the Happiness Program has kidnapped her daughter.