The Mennyms have always lived in danger, ever since their maker, Kate Henshaw, instilled in them an indomitable life force, a life force that has carried them through many perils. But now with shocking suddeness, that life force has abandoned them all except for Soobie - the sole survivor. As the blue Mennym he's always been a bit special, and it's amazing he's come this far when others have perished . . . but are Soobie's problems just beginning?