Penelope Fitch is crushing on a boy at her school. She finds out that Justin, her crush, isn't normal. He acquires the ability to heal the body, mind, and spirit. But this amazing gift plagues Justin with undying guilt for people he can't help. That is when Penelope discovers a power of her own. After undergoing a series of events, Penelope and Justin meet many eccentric people and travel to many strange and amazing places such as the Flowing River of Hardships.