Zai Winston is a budding young artist whose life has been consumed by a terminal illness that seems to be determined to break him. Ironically it is only because of his illness that he is able to explore his passion as a successful painter. Resigned to his fate Zai’s world is violently upended as it is revealed that the truth of his existence may not be quite what it seems. Time and circumstance places him in the direct path of a past he’s never known . . . On a collision course with an entity his soul could never forget, and as the curtain rises and the truth is revealed the reality Zai has always known becomes a place of uncertainty; a place where the past is present, his life is a chess piece and the only thing that stands between him and oblivion is a love that will transcend the sands of time and a war that could shatter the world.