Lockdown is the first installment in the Escape From Furnace series. Alex is the main character of the story. He was an average boy who stole from houses and kids but one day it all changed. They were robbing one more house when his friend Toby was captured by monstrosities of men. They had glowing silver eyes and one of them had a gun that he used to shot Toby in the head which they later blamed on him. On his sentence day Alex was sentenced to Furnace. Furnace is a maximum security prison that is one mile below the surface that specializes in life sentence for kids without parol. Once their Alex was exposed to monster that truly make him want death more then anything. However something inside him Kepts him steady. Now him and a couple of friends try to escape this nightmare but somethings were made to stay underground. ” Beneath Heaven there is Hell, beneath hell there is Furnace”. This is a story that you must read.