Their minds might kill him - or bow down before him. Rick Blackhall's perfect moment goes straight to hell. A jealous fist shatters his dreamed-of kiss in front of his graduating class. The focused attention awakens his telepathy, driving him into a coma. Now Rick's awake, but how can he learn to control his telepathy before it destroys him? And if he does, how can he avoid the seduction of power?