Antigone, the narrator, is trapped between two worlds: the social relations she's managed to maintain and the scientific logic she holds so dearly. When she finds the cure to mutations formed by creating new cells, the world awaits the findings. But, will her distrust of human nature allow her to reveal the findings? Quickly, she discovers the complexity of life in the makeshift family she tends to maintain. Antigone will evolve throughout an ever changing environment around her learning enlightenment through sorrow, love, and growth.