Mickey is looking to recover his losses from a botched counterfeiting transaction and has learned the coordinates of a looming drop by those who burnt him. Now, he must persuade his best friend, Jasper, to help him under the ruse of meteorite hunting. Jasper has imperative issues of his own to deal with though.
His girlfriend's pregnant and his job as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Chronicle is in peril. Eventually persuaded to hit the road the pair stumbles onto a major find, a discovery thrusting each into immediate danger and threatening to radically transform the fabric of their friendship.