Killian Decuir is banished from planet Iredescent. His daughter Mara Decuir becomes a private detective in hopes of uncovering the true reason why her father killed her mother. After arresting and befriending a mischievous Vanquesha, Mara and her brother Drave are sent on another mission. A tea dispute forces the ship to crash land on planet Monshalow. While searching for help, Mara is captured by a fairy named Ireyna Roseshimmer and taken to Killian, who is overjoyed to reunite with his daughter. Mara learns of her father's knowledge of alternate worlds at the same time Drave learns of the fairy's involvement with an energy manipulator. The Decuir siblings and Killian work together to stop Ireyna from a precarious endeavor. A bittersweet consequence results from a simple wish gone awry, though a father's love always remains, even in another universe.