Although fifteen-year-old Grummpess Mummpiss has been living with facial disfigurements all his life, he has no idea that he is about to transform into a monster capable of much more than he ever imagined. When the dots on the keloids on his face begin forming a circular pattern and his fellow high school students begin referring to him as a freakazoid, Grummpess is forced to face a harsh reality he never requested.
Guided by his loving parents, Grummpess leaves his town of Marralow to begin anew in the isolated country of Scarsenova where he hopes to continue his education in a more accepting environment. As he attempts to immerse himself in the culture and traditions of his new home, Grummpess’s curiosity for solving problems leads him into an entirely different world when he discovers a hidden science laboratory formerly occupied by a famous inventor. But it is not until he decides to bring a stentz back to life one day that Grummpess unwittingly opens a new door to becoming the perfect scientist.
In this action-packed fantasy tale, a teenager battling a monstrous side he never wanted sets out on an unimaginable journey in a new country where he discovers a passion for science.