Leo Caraway - high school senior, president of the Young
Republicans club, 4.0 GPA, future Harvard student - had his entire
future perfectly planned out. That was, until the X factor. As in
Marion X. McMurphy, aka King Maggot, the lead singer of Purge, the
most popular, most destructive band punk rock has ever seen. He''s
also Leo''s biological father.
When Leo discovers that his real father is a punk rock legend,
he is disgusted. Not only is Leo not a punk rock fan, but he
believes the X factor (the Maggot blood that is running through his
veins) is a dangerous time bomb just waiting to explode.
And sure enough, it does - Leo stubbornly defends the
unlikeliest of people, thereby getting himself falsely accused of
cheating on a test. Because of the blemish on his record, the once
star pupil finds his scholarship to Harvard taken away. So he
hatches the crazy plan of going on tour with King Maggot for
Purge''s summer revival tour, all the while secretly hoping to
convince Maggot to pay for his tuition.
But life on the road is even crazier than Leo ever bargained
for, and before the summer is out, he will finally discover the
surprising truth about his dad, his friends, and most important,