The story follows the efforts of long-time friends to rescue a colleague who disappears after discovering the secret to re-programming the human genome with its promise of new powers and immortality. Her plane crashes returning from a conference. The secret and her body are not found raising the hope she is still alive and fears she has been taken. Determined to locate and rescue Shannon, Elizabeth, gathers their close friends to launch an international search and rescue operation. Corporate spies, assassins, and a secret society of ancient people threaten their success. Along the way, they discover they’ve acquired powerful mental abilities that foreshadow the emergence of a new human species, one we have already named, Homo Evolutis–the self-evolving being.