The planet Zula is reeling from the effects of global warming and burning amid the flames of a worldwide war over resources. When evil aliens attack an orbiting space station, a group of young people find themselves cast adrift in a new interstellar craft with some amazing technology. Assisted by an extraordinary apparition, they are bound for who knows where and find themselves stranded thousands of light-years from home. A series of hair-raising adventures spanning billions of years follows, while a new planet evolves around them. When the youngsters roam the ever-changing landscape, they have some dangerous encounters with the local monsters. Some shocks lie ahead and when they discover what appears to be a wolf, everything is bound to change for all of them ? for all time.