Joshua Plessman has no idea where he’s been or how he got to the office on 6th Avenue in New York City. All he knows is that his head feels like it is splitting open and he is covered in blood. What happened to him? Why can’t he remember anything? And … whose blood is this?
When Russell Vaderman investigates his nephew’s predicament, his extraordinary mental faculties lead him to the gruesome discovery that nefarious forces are literally controlling the minds of American citizens. Russell is then thrust into a deadly conflict between the two major political poles of power, as his innate ability to recognize and reverse the effects of this mental manipulation make him both desirable and dangerous to both sides. And if Russell refuses to cooperate with the corruption, he must die.