First Stringers: Eyes That Do Not See
by Gerald M. Weinberg
What happens if the physicists' String Theory is correct, and the "real" universe is nothing more than a human mental construct?
And what happens to the half-dozen young adults who, through an accident on their common day of conception, can mentally pull the strings of the universe?
And what if each of their rule-shattering powers is accompanied by a deformity shunned by society?