A collapsed global economy. And a world gone to hell. People going postal. There seems but one thing to do: cave in to the Herculean pressures, or use them to transform from the human to the transhuman. So is born the Renaissance types of the early 21st Century. One in particular, Robin Baker, may be destined to lead them. If she can keep her remarkable powers growing ahead of theirs, and if she can keep her own mind from imploding, before one of them takes out the rest of the planet.