A man stares into the sun as a child, and develops superhuman powers of math, pattern recognition with a side order of paranoia etc.
I don't think this will appeal to most people, since it deal with topics only the fringe of humanity have any comprehension of. I happen to like it quite a bit, for reasons I certainly never hinted at in the previous sentence.
See also The Secret Number (bleem)
- I'll get around to reviewing this.