He's a genius paralyzed by shyness around women. If he doesn't get over it tonight, they won't escape.
The Soviets have placed nuclear missiles in Cuba, 100 miles from Florida. The president’s address to the nation triggers more than a superpower stare down that, at any moment, could extinguish humanity. It also triggers the abduction of young polymath Joseph Solomon.
Can Joseph overcome his paralysis around beauty Laurel Lyons and escape? Failure could prove disastrous. Success might usher in a new Renaissance.