Crystal enters the virtual reality world trying to find Glae - only to discover Glae's in trouble! Simon saves Glae by bringing her to the present using the time machine. Excited to being around kids her own age, Glae looks forward to hanging with Simon, Crystal and their school friends. But Glae's in for a shock when she discovers that what makes her fit in at "home" – her incredible strength, intellect and agility – sets her apart from present-day kids. The biggest surprise comes, though, when Glae isn't returned to her time at the end of 36 hours.