The year is 2020 and the government has implanted every human being on Earth with a chip that broadcast transmissions of their thoughts. Communication moves as fast as the speed of thought and crime is almost nonexistent. Channel Live takes advantage of this technology to broadcast the lives of every person through their own reality show. Every person has a channel that records the daily details of their life through their own eyes.
Athena Powers works as a top salesperson at Channel Live selling advertising for Human Channels. She is asked to train the newest employee, Drake Stone. Drake provides more information than he has come to receive. His revelations change everything Athena knows about Channel Live and how they plan to use the technology in ways that could harm everyone.