From flying to telekinesis, everyone in Hope’s world has special abilities. Through ill fortune she is born without any. Her peculiar case is a medical mystery which warrants comprehensive research and countless visits to the hospital.
Hope undergoes painful tests and unorthodox treatments to cure her of her unique condition and make her normal while grappling with the pitfalls of being different at school and leaving in the shadow of her multi-gifted younger brother.
Will Hope ever gain abilities? Is there a place for her in a world where great emphasis is placed on special abilities?
Special is an abstract look at the pressures of meeting the societal mould.