"Open the cinema of your mind and grab the popcorn―the blockbuster you've been waiting for has just arrived."
―John Scalzi, author of The Kaiju Preservation Society In the near future, Earth has been conquered by a race of brutal alien machines known as the Mek, and an entire generation has grown up under their oppressive rule. When Dakota Bregman, a rebellious young woman imprisoned in a Mek labor camp stumbles across a mysterious map that may hold the secret to humanity's liberation, she escapes and embarks on a dangerous odyssey across an alien-occupied America that leads her to an amazing discovery -- a long-lost prototype war machine known as a Gundog. Created by the last defenders of Earth, it has lain dormant for decades, hidden away. Waiting for someone to wake it up. Now Dakota must confront a legacy she never knew she had, and embrace the warrior she was meant to be, facing down impossible odds and an overwhelmingly superior enemy in the hope of sparking a new flame of human resistance...