The vampires rose up and took over, leaving the human population - very literally - on the bottom of the food chain. Now humans either serve a useful function or are classified as fodder for the ruling vampire class. All his life Eric Lane has known himself to be a loyal servant to one of the vampire nobility. With his decorated team of warriors he is sent to intercept the mistress of the elusive terrorist known only as "the Scorpion." He wakes up to find his team has been slaughtered and he is in vampire custody with a gap in his memory. Now he has been scheduled for a worldwide trial to prove his guilt and has become the object of a planetary auction that will provide him as fodder to the highest bidder. Will he prove his innocence? If he does will the vampire government care? Eric Lane struggles as he finds himself reclassified as...fodder.