Kevin, an American psychiatrist has just entered the bestseller list books. During the recent book promotion tour he meets a sister of a former patient he committed to a mental institution in Spain. She asks if he will visit her sister, as her current carers have given up on helping her. His return to the city that once he had lived and worked reawakens subconscious memories of the hidden history ... he begins to remember.
In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered an investigation into the killer is initiated.
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.
This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta).