Nii, a young boy from the West Coast of Africa stows away on a ship to the land of dreams, The United Sates of America. He is thrown away to white sharks for breakfast by the crew of a ship called Xeno. Protected by a mysterious rainbow fish, he washes up on the shores of the Zulu Kingdom in South Africa and meets Tofi, a Zulu maiden. After a misunderstanding over language and culture he is accepted into the cattle herding nation. He teaches the Zulus how to fish because "Sea Never Dry ." They, in turn, teach him about cows because "Cattle is wealth." When Nii has to go home, Tofi fights for his return. She is compelled to go on a pulsating search for the magic rainbow fish , and has to dance in fire.