[2nd Excerpt from "Brandy's Story," case studies of Neuromod donors and recipients]
...I asked Brandy if she felt betrayed by her Paraplexis. She nodded, not in agreement, but understanding my point. "Because they discovered they could map my brain but I can't accept a Neuromod myself?" Her smile became firmer, "I think that makes the gift more meaningful."
It would be a year before it was (quietly) decided by TranStar to receive no further neural maps - connectomes - from Paraplexis patients, citing unspecified risks.