Sixteen year old Rae Stroder lives in a hollow asteroid, a defunct refueling station, with a brain-damaged adult, Gris, for company. Low on supplies, they've been eking out an existence for years eating beans and hard tack. Everything changes when Alwin Anton, ultra-clean, smart and handsome AllEarth Corp company auditor, arrives to find disarray and a deeper mystery. Who is Rae Stroder? To make matters worse, space pirates attack and Rae and Alwin Anton head on a madcap adventure to discover Rae's true identity and stay alive.