Our story begins with John Lawrence Mason, a young aspiring actor looking to find his place in the world. In the midst of a stormy relationship with his parents, John challenges their wishes for him to become a lawyer. Over time, the pressures of being a responsible adult have taken their toll on his spirit, provoking him to lash out in any way possible. In his angst, he intrigues the tenderness of a young fashion designer who inspires him to believe in himself and accept the man he wants to be. With a new love and source of inspiration, John sets out into the big city with the hopes of fulfilling his dreams. It is there that he finds that the role he so desperately seeks, may not be so far from home after all.
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
The story follows the love story of two volcanoes, Uku and Lele. It features a song, "Lava", which is written by Murphy and performed by Kuana Torres Kahele and Napua Greig, who voice the two volcanoes.
For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her.