Eleven-year-old twins Lila and Max are leaving Earth to reunite with their parents on Mars. It's nearly fifty years in the future, and the Earth is dying. The damages caused by global warming are too severe to repair. So six years ago, the twin's parents were sent to the red planet on a special mission to make the land and environment habitable. Now it's time for civilians to join the scientists, and Lila and Max are among those chosen. Will they survive the trying journey through space, and can Mars truly become humanity's new home planet? Riveting and action-packed, this speculative novel imagines the history of tomorrow as the people of Earth look to the stars in the hope of survival.