The story is about this guy called Tinashe who is the main protagonist who embarks on a journey in pursuit of happiness. Along his quest in search of happiness he finds the answer to two questions which are also the backdrop of the story line which have always being lingering in his mind which are. The greater part of the story line of the book is set in South Africa. The story tries to show the adversities faced by a person in a foreign land. From losing loved ones, working without remuneration in return, to fighting for life in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.