Kyle Ameus Waterbey is afflicted with a hideous illness. He would do anything to be rid of it. Anything.
Kyle suffers from neurofibromatosis, a crippling disease most famously associated with the Elephant Man. When a shady medical practitioner offers Kyle a chance to cast off his deformed appearance forever, he accepts without a second thought. But does Kyle truly understand what this new treatment will cost him?
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