Michael Kabongo is a British-Congolese teacher living in London. But he's been struggling with the overwhelming sense that he can't address the injustices he sees raging before him. Then he suffers a devastating loss. As he struggles to find a way forward, memories of his father's death, the weight of refugeehood, and a sense of dread threaten everything. Michael decides to spontaneously pack up and go to America, where he can become someone new. On this transformative journey, Michael travels from New York City to San Francisco with the in10tion of living the life of his dreams until the money in his bank account runs out.