Dr. Lazarus Fry had everything; a genius career, a beautiful wife and a treasured son… But after his son dies from a rare disease, Fry begins a dangerous mission to find a cure.

In the tragic fallout he loses his career, his wife, everything but thinks he finds redemption in Cameron Riley, a young man in his twenties who suffers from the same disease that killed Laz’s son. Laz will stop at nothing to save Cameron and defeat the one thing that has beaten him… but at what cost? Laz will make a deal with the devil that will send him down a path he could never have foreseen and change the world as we know it.

Republic is a digital original feature based on the Penguin Random House book trilogy, Monster Republic, by Ben Horton from Hot House Fiction.