Connor escapes the police and brings 2 unwinds, Risa and Lev with him
The school and the antique shop
Connor Lassiter found out the other night his parents will have him unwound, which is when parents can send their kids from ages 13-18 to harvest camps and they'll have their bodies dismembered and their organs are donated to other people in need. He decides to run away and will try to survive + avoid the situation and be gone until age 18.
The basement and journey to The Graveyard
Connor is caught by the police as he tried to get a truckdriver to let him escape as an unwind. As the police catches him, there are multiple car accidents and violence all around, which allows Connor to escape, and he sees 2 other unwinds in vehicles named Risa and Connor. He escapes to the woods with them.
You're off to the graveyard
In the woods, the characters find a baby alone in the woods and brings it with them to take care of it. They go and hide through a school to keep up their escape plan as unwinds, but Lev calls them out and betrays Connor and Risa. The two of them escape the school, and are then sent by a teacher to an antique shop where a woman named Sonia takes them in to house them as unwinds, and takes the baby too.
The harvest camp and conclusion
Connor and Risa meet 3 other unwinds, Roland, Hayden, and Mai in the basement of Sonria's. Sonria then takes them to a truck, which will lead to a plane and take them to the graveyard. The graveyard is where unwinds will stay and do work, they will be protected by The Admiral until they reach ages 18.
Lev makes a return and comes to the graveyard as a spy against Unwind Facilities. The Graveyard goes into a riot after a group of 17 year old workers called the Goldens suddenly died which was done by Roland and a pilot named Cleaver. The Admiral has a heart attack, and as Connor and Lev look to find him help at a hospital, they get caught by the police and most unwinds at the graveyard will be sent to the harvest camp to be unwound
At the harvest camp, all the unwinds are to be scheduled for unwinding. Connor is brought in the chop shop and is about to be unwound, until a group of unwinds in a plan set by Lev, blows up the chop shop and rescues Connor and all other unwinds going to be unwound. Connor is seriously injured along with other a bunch of other people, because of that he and everyone else won't be unwound. The story ends with Connor taking over the Graveyard and he confesses his love to Risa. Lev is to be taken in by his brother and he is considered a hero.