the story is about bree tanners short life as a newborn vampire and her experiences as a member of the seattle newborn army.
She meets some new vampire groupies and starts hunting with them and becomes friends with diego one of the groupies.They gradually fall in love with each other through the night and together discover that their able to go out in the sunlight without being fried, and that wooden stakes don't kill them, on the contrary to what riley biers, who was made straw boss of the army, has told them about sunlight being deadly to vampires. both bree and diego are unsure whether or not if they can trust riley.after awhile bree and diego start to get really unsure about the other newborns and there selves they start to wonder if there here to serve a certain purpose or just be slaves for them. so diego decides to confront riley but doesn't return leaving bree worried and confused. Riley starts preparing the newborns for the battle with the Cullens, claiming that for four days a year it is safe for vampires to walk in sunlight. He tells Bree that he has sent Diego on a reconnaissance mission, and that they will shortly be reunited. Unbeknowst to her, Diego has actually been tortured to death by Victoria and Riley.
The day of the battle, Fred, also known as 'Freaky Fred', a particularly gifted member with the power to create a repulsing shield around himself, tries to convince Bree to escape with him. He, like her and Diego, has suspected Riley and Victoria's intentions to let the newborns die in battle, personally destroying any survivors, and suggests that they leave before the fight starts. Bree refuses, however, still mistakenly believing Diego to be alive and waiting for her. Fred then takes off on his own to explore the world.
Upon reaching the battlefield, she discovers that the newborn army has been decimated by the combined efforts of the Cullen family and the Uley pack and...