From the brief: “Rescued from the earth-covered runs of the ancient City at six years old, Tye Ilan entered society deeply and permanently handicapped -- he lacked language. But something in the City had infected him, and now a new generation as well, and as the world grappled with those new beings, able to wield music to move the world around them, Tye found himself buffeted into the center of the struggle for what comes next, after humans.”
Below is the first sketch I did. I liked the fact that the “0” was putting the emphasis on the brain but aside from the fact that the figure is not the right age it was looking more like a non-fiction title.