The future of America is not so bright; as a result, main character Amy has a choice. She can stay behind on Earth with all her friends and live life normally, or she can be frozen with her parents. If all goes as it should, 300 years later all frozen passengers of the Godspeed will wake up on a new planet. However, when Amy wakes up, something is wrong. She discovers that there are still 50 years left of the journey, as someone purposely unplugged her early to murder her. Now, she is alone on a ship that is boarded with a strange race of people who have reservations against this odd passenger. Who can she trust and will the Godspeed ever reach its destination? Across the Universe is a great sci-fi meets mystery that is part of a trilogy. Not recommended for readers under 16.