Joss Jamieson is looking at his third strike. Going to jail in Greater New York wasn't so bad; going to prison may mean medical testing, slavery...or worse. So when a mysterious man offers to take him off the judge's hands, Joss agrees. It can't be worse that what he was facing. Can it? Little does Joss know what he's getting himself into: weird weapons, alien creatures, strange devices, and a challenge that could make him--or kill him.