Sixteen-year-old Barney cant remember life before the Complex, an experimental clinlc. He knows hes different—hes the control subject. Then he uncovers a terrible secret about himself, a secret that drives him to fulfill his and his fellow subjects ultimate dream. The Bumblebee must fly!
Sixteen-year-old Barney has only fleeting memories about his past but, as a voluntary patient at the institute for experimental medicine, he knows he is different from the terminally ill patients surrounding him. His involvement with the bitter, slowly dying, Mazzo brings Barney hope, pain, and a moment of heroic glory.