In a world of crazy algebra teachers and annoying jocks, Nolan Erling could not have expected to stumble upon the endless dreamscapes connecting the sleepers of the earth. Aided by young agent Aeryn Sandman, the DREAM Institute tries to recruit Nolan for his remarkable ability to control his and other’s dreams.
Stanley McKnight, an investment advisor, moves from California to London after his mother is killed in an automobile accident. He and his wife separate after experiencing many nervous breakdowns because he blames his wife for his mother’s death.
Camila has kept a secret all her life; she has been tossed around between relatives ever since her mom was incarcerated and sentenced to death for killing in cold blood. Now, in high school, she has a strait-laced, A-student boyfriend, but she still has not told him her secret. She's OK with ignoring her secret and trying to live a normal life. Camila wants to be seen as someone worthy of love and a second chance, not some dangerous criminal's daughter.
American banker Stanley McKnight lands a job in Switzerland as a private banker managing the accounts of Laville & Cie’s wealthy Russian clients after his mother’s untimely death and the dissolution of his marriage. McKnight is chosen to replace his predecessor, who was killed in a freak car accident. His employers note that McKnight’s Russian heritage and ability to speak the language are a good match for their largest client, Russian billionaire Viktor Gagarin.
Beth Teller, dead after an automobile accident, sticks around to help her grieving father. She hopes an investigation is just what he needs to distract him from mourning. Detective Michael Telling can see and hear his daughter, and she is determined to help him reconnect with the world of the living. A home for troubled children burns down, and the discovery of a dead body makes it a homicide. The detective and his daughter go to the hospital to interview a witness, Isobel Catching. They discover that she is an aboriginal like Beth and her mother.