Phil Lester feels other people's emotions. All he has to do is touch them or look them in the eye. No one believes this, so they just say he is bipolar or has schizophrenia. Dan is the opposite. He blocks out all emotion, but is one of the most popular boys in school. But by blocking his emotion he might just feel worse When they meet, they both just want to help the other. The problem? Phil is mute.