The Oasis has swept the world by storm: a literal virtual reality haven, people log on and escape to another universe. Toshiro Yoshiaki, an internationally-ranked Oasis player, has just moved from Japan to Columbus to pursue being a professional player. He is slowly adapting to the ways of this new country, but retains a bittersweet nostalgia for his home. There’s just something missing… Zhou, a mysterious child who’s camped out in a park, lives in solitude. Why is he alone and what secrets does he hold?