Here is a modified and updated synopsis.
When Eight awoke he never suspected it would be the last time he would see Father. He also never suspected that he, along with his brothers and sisters would suddenly be thrust into the wild, hunted by an elite and specially trained military task force.
Eight and his six siblings are by-products of an underground, illegal human cloning experiment. Born and raised in a laboratory under constant scrutiny, observation and experimentation, they’ve rarely, if ever seen the blue skies of the world outside. One day, the alarm sounds and the man they call Father ushers them toward safe passage, as the laboratory is seized and shut down by a government task force. The seven aptly named and numbered children are forced into a world unknown and unseen by their senses to experience the vivid realities that we consider day to day living. While struggling with the rising emotions of anger, greed, love, loss and religion, they quickly learn of their delicate place in this world along with the frailty of their bodies and minds as they cope with medical side-effects and “abilities” of their condition as only Father could explain.
Oh, and lest we forget, the task force that is set upon their capture and if necessary, extermination of this inhuman and abnormal breed of humanity.
The Seven Isaacs is an existential journey of the seven children as they discover the modern world for the first time, and that world inside their minds, while fighting for their lives against a military that is hunting them and the secrets in their past that haunt them. While weighing heavy on science fiction, modern reality and medical discovery, the story unfolds and gently touches on the philosophical effects that human cloning can have on the minds of children when faced with the harsh realities of their differences in this world.
The Seven Isaacs is the first novel by award winning independent filmmaker Michael Mustizer. He won Best Action Feature for my film, The Coldest Winter at the 2005 Hollywood Digital Festival, and wrote and directed the actress Laura Yuhasz in her best actress winning performance from his script, Two Days with Juliet (Philadelphia Fiction Festival) in 2003.