The mid-21st century: Britain is beset by Islamic extremism and runaway global warming. The streets are bloody.
Eight year old Florri has been accidentally shot in a drive-by shooting - or "act of devotion" in the new "polite-speak" - and is fading fast.
50-something Ray, a disillusioned local government worker and part time musician, is killed in a bomb blast.
The technology now exists to transfer his mind into Florri, while hers undergoes repair. Something goes wrong. Ray reawakens prematurely, set on musical stardom.
But there is a fatwa on Ray's head and the jihadists are closing in...
Jack Polden is a widely published poet. He has had three collections published and has been broadcast on BBC Radio. He has completed an Open University course in Writing Fiction and has attended several Arvon writing courses. You can follow Jack on Twitter and Facebook.