Alex is living in a world where once you turn fourteen you must leave your family and join The Project which is the result of The Rule. From the day a child turns fourteen to the day they turn eighteen they must go through a number of tests which will eventually bring them to the final one. The test which will determine their role. The role which will be theirs for the rest of their lives. There are no decisions. No choices. Just the final test which will lead them to their destinies.