In the year 2600, Earth has run out of space. Operations are underway to settle new planets, but space exploration and viable operations are slow to be implemented. In the meantime, Tess can't afford the ticket price to journey through space. She lives in a small 32 square foot capsule room as do vast majorities of Earth's 48 billion population. Owning land in the real world has become a huge status symbol, but anyone can own their own real estate in the virtual world. Tess becomes addicted to the virtual reality world of Gargantua Online, where she spends most of her time. Follow Tess's adventures in a virtual world and see if she can rise to the top of the leaderboards.