Things aren't looking good for Connor. Wart, the weird new girl at school, thinks she's his friend and his real best mate is missing in action. But worse than that, he just might be getting as crazy as Millie, the old lady next door. Night after night he feels like something is watching him. He knows there's something out there . . . Meanwhile Connor's hero, NASA scientist Herman Hatch, has some pretty big issues to deal with too - like the imminent destruction of the world as we know it. Caught in a sticky web of lies, Connor and Herman must somehow find answers. And they've only got till midnight . .