In this tale of mischief, we meet Pat, a brilliant student who is awarded a desperately needed scholarship to attend a university. She excels in all her classes but one, Computer Science. She is the worst, she blows up every computer she touches, and because of the property damage, she may lose her scholarship. To help her Pat's professor gives her a notebook to study from which ultimately sends her to a satellite where she meets a grembot named Rem. Rem has his own troubles of life and deletion, he asks Pat for her help and offers his in return and a friendship grows. Until Pat learns Rem has been lying to her. With their friendship fractured and their fates hanging in the balance, will Pat keep her scholarship, and what will happen to Rem?