With advanced biomedicine banned in the United States, rich and powerful Americans traveled to India to extend their lifespans and augment their bodies and minds.
So too did Americans who wanted wealth and power. Middle-class, middle-aged Americans like Liam Kleinschmidt and his wife.
But traveling 14,000 miles to a south Indian medical resort proved the easy part.
Wonder and dread combine in a near future tale of vast medical opportunities... and shadowy figures out to deny those opportunities to the world.