Jodie lives with her people sustaining an existence in a remote arid region. The world has changed beyond recognition and is now sparsely populated. Vast cities are a thing of the past. Jodie has a recurring dream which combined with a growing sense of precognition compels her to go in search of a mythical 'Fartherland', a fabled Nirvana. Events dictate that she should Journey out into the unknown, traveling with her mother and their close companion. After an encounter with a ritualistic tribe they head off into the desert where they come upon an ancient ruined temple that Jodie has 'seen' many times before. Outside, there are strange things moving in the sand, terrifying sounds and glowing orbs in the sky. They journey into a community existing in the ground below. It is here that they learn about the existence of a vast dome that houses technology of the past. Driven on, they eventually reach the dome, where initial trepidation gives way to joy as they conclude that they have finally reached their nirvana. They are met by a charismatic and philosophical man named Xenu who reveals the technology within. He recognizes Jodie's precognitive skills and claims to be able to help her develop. However, Jodie soon suspects that Xenu has a darker side. The promise of salvation comes from an unlikely source: A man who communicates with Jodie from the desert beyond.