Bobby Phillips wakes up and can’t see himself in the mirror. Not blind, not dreaming—Bobby is just plain invisible. There doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason to Bobby’s new condition. That means no school, no friends, no life. He’s a missing person. He has to find out how to be seen again—before it’s too late.
Growing up in Harmony Station, a colony established on a distant planet by blind people and genetically altered youth, Jacob is approaching his 13th birthday when he realizes that he can see. He soon sees that his supposedly morally upright community harbors food thieves and hypocrites.
In the year 2000 Melly and Anny Beth had reached the peak of old age and were ready to die. But when offered the chance to be young again by participating in a top-secret experiment called Project Turnabout. Melly and Anny Beth are now growing younger every year. Now it is 2085. They are teenagers, and they have no idea what will happen when they hit age zero. They need to find someone to help them before time runs out, once and for all....
Set in the future, the second civil war is fought over abortion. To end the war, a compromise is reached that ends the practice of abortion but creates an alternative called "unwinding." Between the ages of 13 and 17, parents or guardians can choose to have their children unwound, which involves having every part of their bodies harvested to be "donated" to another person so, technically, they don't really die.