Johan and Tina are cadet scientists at a science centre. Johan claims that he invented a laser disposal machine which actually is Tinas brainchild. Tina request Amir, an astronomer, to help her prevent Johan from using the machine. Amir and Tina sneaks into the centre to destroy the machine but are obstructed by Johan and Shima. The self-operating machine emits a laser beam onto them and they are transferred into a time warp to the Malacca Sultanate. They witness the conflict between Hang Tuah and Hang Jebat. Amir tries to alter history by preventing Hang Tuah from killing Hang Jebat, but he fails to do so.
Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social marginalization slowly simmering until it reaches a climactic boiling point.
Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down.
In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities.