in 1984 a young drunk mother left her baby in a burning home, and the Baby survived. Thirteen years later the Baby is now a young girl and she calls herself Avril. Avril is what you would call a hobo, but one day she is chased out of the city and finds an old Christian Orphanage, and meets a homeless boy named Nathan. Nathan teaches Avril about the bible and Jesus Christ. Nathan says it's even possible to chase away challenges with scripture. One day something unexplainable ram sacks the Orphanage. Avril and Nathan discover what it is. A Demon.
When virtual reality causes the collapse of real society, interactions in artificial worlds are made illegal. An ex-virtual prostitute gone underground, an estranged politician's wife and a lonely software designer are each looking for the code to find love.