Eddie an aspiring writer takes a top-secret drug giving him amazing abilities to recall everything he’s read, seen and heard but it’s not long before his life is in danger from the drug, the gangsters and the police that pursue him. An old friend gives him this revolutionary NEW drug NZT that claims to allow the person 100 percent use of the brain’s capacity instead of 20 percent. He can comprehend complex equations and out-talk anyone he meets as long as he keeps taking the untested drug. Soon Eddie takes Wall Street by storm, doing deals for the powerful businessman Carl Van Loon, but there are others willing to do anything to get their hands on his stash of NZT. With his life in jeopardy and the drug’s brutal side effects grinding him down, Eddie dodges mysterious stalkers, a vicious gangster and an intense police investigation.