Ever since she can remember, Vanessa Yu has been able to see people's fortunes at the bottom of their teacups. The fortunes find a way to complicate her life and the ones of those around her. When Vanessa sees death for the first time. She decides that she can't truly live until she can find a way to get rid of her uncanny abilities. When her eccentric Aunt Evelyn shows up with a tempting offer to whisk her away, Vanessa says au revoir to California and bonjour to Paris. There, Vanessa learns more about herself and realizes one thing to be true: knowing one's destiny isn't a curse, but being unable to change it is.