Sixteen-year-old Tyri Matzen isn't interested in the heiress lifestyle her adorable boyfriend has to offer. She wants to be a musician, and playing violin is as important to her as drawing breath; something neither her mother nor her boyfriend seem to understand.
Quinn Soarsen lives in a scrap metal sanctuary with other droids who've gone rogue. While some droids use violence to make their voices heard, demanding equal rights for AI enhanced robots, Quinn wants to show humans that androids like him have more to offer than their processing power.
Tyri and Quinn's worlds collide when they're both accepted by the Baldur Junior Philharmonic Orchestra. Only one can take center stage at the gala concert. Tyri needs that spotlight or she can kiss her musical aspirations goodbye; Quinn needs the spotlight to prove that robots are worth more than their parts before an AI annihilating virus is released on the android population.
As the rift between robots and humans deepens, Tyri and Quinn's love of music brings them together, making Tyri question her feelings for her human boyfriend and Quinn, his place in the world. With the city on the brink of civil war, Tyri and Quinn make a shocking discovery that turns their world upside down. Will their passion for music be enough to hold them together while everything else crumbles down around them, or will the truth of who and what they are tear them apart?