1968 is a pivotal year for the USA, even more so for nineteen year old Neon Ryder. She suspects she has a superhuman power 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. An unusual love story laced with intrigue and and paranormal happenings in a tense period. Set in southern California and the pacific northweast.