Seven years after a horrific caving accident left her paralyzed and unable to communicate with the outside world, Meggie Kerr's nightmare is about to end. A team of medical investigators specializing in locked-in syndrome has tracked her to a care center in the mountains of Costa Rica with promises to break her mind free using the latest brain treatments.
A short story told by David. Locked within his own body, he sees, hears and feels everything, especially pain. Utterly alone, he is assumed to be brain damaged beyond hope. That is until Michael comes- a very different kind of nurse.