A darkly comic and imaginative romance about growing up in a Britain obsessed with science and surveillance, complete with one weird, nearly psychic little girl.
On the one hand, Dom’s life is great- he’s leaving his first dead-end job, he’s got time off for his first real girlfriend, Jenny, and he’s just finished his A-levels.
On the other hand, he’s not quite sure what to do with himself, since that job involved looking for employee mistakes through cameras in a darkened room for hours on end, and he’s barely slept a wink in the last few weeks. Plus, he hates invading other people's privacy.
Of course, he would be fine if he just listened to Jenny and took the company’s damn sleeping assistance pills like everybody else, but that’s the least of his worries.
You see, the company has just taken on a lucrative new government project, and it centers entirely around one curious little girl called Sioka. And this is a girl who, when she isn’t filling her notebooks at an impossible speed and coughing up machinery, has a strange habit of getting into people’s heads...