During the Cold War, billions of Dollars and Rubles were pumped into numerous space missions, achieving extraordinary science milestones, and climaxing in the success of multiple moon missions. But was that really as far as mankind could reach? What if someone secretly and successfully sent a manned mission to a distant world? What if the Soviet Union achieved much more than we have been lead to believe?
But after a rough landing, the promise of a new Earth soon fades with the discovery that the planet he was to explore is now barren and inhospitable.
Alone in this wasteland, his fellow astronauts missing and his oxygen tank leaking, the astronaut's situation turns desperate. He begins to explore the planet for his missing crew members...only to discover a deeper mystery: an abandoned Soviet-era laboratory. Was his mission a hoax? Is this really an extra-solar planet or has he been shuttled to a lonely region of Siberia as part of a deceptive propaganda stunt?
Soon his quest for answers becomes a fight for survival as he learns this land is not as lifeless as it first appeared... when a mysterious young woman saves him from a strange and deadly phenomenon. Is she a hallucination? Is she really an ally? And is this all just a grand lie, or did he uncover a Cold War secret...twenty light-years from Earth?
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