Eugenie Reynolds is a bright, young, dedicated environmental scientist.

One thunderous, wet and windy night, a chemical reaction generates life in something unique, instantly creating a scientific phenomenon.

Eugenie struggles to conceal her discovery. Her efforts are obstructed by a meddlesome hospital administrator, and her boss, a sinister experimental scientist.

The main characters encounter many dangerous adventures through a storm water tunnel, a tropical rainforest, a dilapidated lighthouse, and an old cathedral church.

In the course of their adventures, they come across several creatures, some friends, and others, nasty predators.

The story embraces many apsects of our neglected environment and the need to protect endangered species. It is educational, humorous, and at times emotionally moving.