Earth 2323 Planet earth is over-crowded, land is expensive and criminals aren't worth the space. Upon incarceration inmates are subject to mandatory sedation and are connected to life support. Their consciousness is then fed into the VR prison system. To save space Prison has become virtual; no more overcrowding, no escapes and no need to employ wardens. Once a year a lottery is held for the worst offenders, male and female. Those chosen will be contestants in the planets most viewed televised event: The Judgment Trials The prize? Freedom and a complete whitewash of his or her records. Each day the prisoners will face a different challenge, in a different time zone or on a different planet in a totally computerized environment designed by earths greatest programmers. Who will win freedom this year?