Nineteen-year-old Neon Ryder suspects she has a superhuman ability to heal people. An attempt to cure her old friend, Jimmy Trent, an angry and depressed quadriplegic, whose spinal cord was severed by a Viet Cong sniper's bullet, unleashes a torrent of ever-escalating problems on everyone she loves.
Her parents, Frank and May, living under the radar for twenty years, are in danger of discovery. May is a plant-based alien with healing powers hiding in a human body. Frank is the FBI agent who captured her in 1949. If recaptured, May will be studied and dissected and Frank subjected to a congressional-military investigation.
Further complications arise when paraplegic Bob Evans, son of a billionaire with powerful connections, witnesses Neon's attempt to heal Jimmy. Jimmy's recovery makes Bob think Neon gave Jimmy an experimental drug and he wants whatever she's got. How the story plays out will have readers excitedly turning pages to discover the outcome.