Trent Noguero plays as Vale dePardon in the massive, culture-redefining deep dive VR game, Secret of the Old Ones. The game feels like reality, a better version of reality. The primary form of entertainment on Earth is to either play SOO or watch those who do.
After becoming a streamer and a professional gamer, Trent abruptly discovered how dark and ruthless the real world can be.
Now he does what he can to search for those who threatened his loved ones. His regular job remains growing his career as Vale, a member of one of the most powerful streaming parties in SOO. The new PVP event in Secret of the Old Ones offers unprecedented opportunities for player advancement and quest rewards.
But a growing faction of inhuman players are threatening human-controlled lands, razing cities to the ground. Human characters like Vale might actually lose the war.
And with everything else going on in his life, Trent feels a growing suspicion that something is amiss in the real world, something related to the game...