My name is Benedict Thompson and I'm a superhero. With one touch I can see that object's past. I can see who used that pen before you, I can see what went into making that shoe and I can see everything that happened in that hotel room or that public washroom
Not every power is a blessing.
Ever since Ben returned home from Iraq Ben hasn't been the same. He'd seen horrifying things, had his leg pumped full of shrapnel and watched his friends vanish before his very eyes. Now he lives alone, shut off from his family, with only his TV to keep him company.
But when his nephew goes missing and the FBI call it a kidnapping, Ben has no choice but to use the power he hates and hobble into action. He quickly finds himself in a seedy world of hidden powers, child kidnappings and murderous celebrities.
Ben already misses his TV.