David has trouble with his book report, which may mean detention during a school match. Rebecca, who aced her on Victorian Jane Eyre, eagerly offers to tutor him. Alas she lets Christina's bunch trick her into stressing about a modern outfit and thus neglects actually preparing. A history class court simulation shocks usually quiet Hazel violently. Indeed, her childhood best friend, aboriginal sheep-herd Tom Kelly, was unjustly condemned for a gold theft. Trying to prove his innocence, she discovers the gift to make materialize creatures from her memories, who tend to cause trouble for everyone.