John Sullivan didn’t ask to be born, and he certainly didn’t ask to be crazy. But that’s what happens when somebody else gets to pick out your DNA.
Under the Genetic Equity Act of 2141, all artificial modifications granting "unfair advantage" belong to society. As the genetically engineered son of a famous mobster, Sullivan’s physical gifts and illegal provenance condemn him to a life of government service hunting and apprehending others like himself.
It's a perfect fit for Sullivan. Cursed with a state of unending aggression and neurologically inhibited from interacting with his anger, fieldwork is the only place he can explore his psychological demons without revealing how unhinged he really is.
A disconcerting shift in his volatile mental state becomes frantic race against time when a brilliant scientist disappears with a groundbreaking discovery. Things start to go awry when the trail leads to a lawless underground metroplex filled with refugees and revolutionaries. Deep beneath the surface, new trials and unpleasant discoveries will challenge everything he knows about himself and his place in the world.
Is John Sullivan a hero? A psychopath? Not even he knows for sure, and finding out means running a dangerous gauntlet of ruthless enemies. Whatever the answer, the world will be a very different place after the last brutal strides of: