Virgil is a shy kid and isn't the person everyone wants him to be. Kaori is a very spritual girl. Valencia is deaf and is bold and independent. Chet "the Bull" is the bully. When Chet throws Virgil into an empty well, all is lost. Kaori advertises her fortune telling, Valencia sees it. Virgil is lost in the well. Chet got bit by a snake. Kaori and Valencia go out to search for Virgil and find Chet with a snake bite. The lives of all these unsuspecting kids collide. Will Virgil make it out of that well? With Chet's snake bite infect him? Can Valencia make new friends? Will Kaori ever find Virgil? Read to find out.