Summary

Numbers that pop into her head when she looks into someone s eyes. They re dates, the numbers. Dates predicting with brute accuracy each person s death.

Burdened by such grim knowledge, Jem avoids relationships. Until she meets Spider, another outsider, and takes a chance. Maybe they can find happiness together, if only in the brief time that remains before his expiration date.

But on a trip to London, Jem foresees a chilling chain of events:

The city s a target.
The clock s running out.
The countdown is on to a blowup

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