In the bizarre totalitarian world ruled by the Misner Corporation, anyone who commits a "violation" -- such as laughing too loudly -- will suffer the consequences. But hope for a new world may lie in the hands of lowly employee Finnegan Wright (Fionn Napier Quinlan). Banished to the underworld, Finnegan finds a new home among the "system dropouts," one of whom tries to convince him to kill Misner in this satiric futuristic fantasy.
A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.
Aliens land in South Africa and have no way home. Years later after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the "Non-Humans" are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United (MNU).