'It's the freaks who always change the world.' 'We brought down the genome patents and open-sourced the medical profession. That was us. We crashed the plastic surgery business. We paved the way for parasite chic. The body became a new kind of playground and we, celebrating the future, we became the Neumod.' In the near-future Neumod culture of parasite addicts and hardcore one-upmanship, Dirk Brody has found love. He'll do anything to prove himself to the woman of his dreams -- even if it means blurring the boundaries of his flesh with the radical, illegal Junction True procedure. Once he starts, he can never go back?