Connor and Risa are trying to figure out a way to live until they are 18 so they don’t have to get unwound. Lev is undercover pretending to help Connor and Risa but instead leads them in the wrong direction.
The rising action begins when all three of the main characters (Risa, Connor, and Lev) finally formerly meet, each of which are due to be unwound. This happens when Connor is on the run, but his phone gets tracked by the police because he forgot to turn it off.
Lev turns in Connor and Risa thinking it is an honor to be unwound. After running from the cops and putting themselves in danger, cops arrive and they are taken to be unwound.
Connor, Risa, and Lev show up at Happy Jack Harvest camp to be unwound then Mai and Blaine blew up the building saving their lives.
The falling action begins when Connor and Risa unite again at the hospital and begin a relationship together while they are at the harvest camp (safe spot).
Connor is given a new identity, and Risa can’t be unwound because she is crippled. Connor also takes over as the admiral at the Graveyard and Risa is there to help him.