Paxton Abel Martin is returning home. Fifteen years earlier, he
left everything behind believing that was the last he would ever
see of Switchcreek, Tennessee --- and he was fine with that. Now,
the death of a childhood friend, Jo Lynn, is pulling him back to a
place he has done his best to forget.
When Pax was a teenager, Switchcreek residents were infected
with a strange disease. The people who survived began transforming.
The disease, known as Transcription Divergence Syndrome (TDS),
created three new branches of humans --- argos, giant-like and gra