In a world where dreams are watched in order to insure they are running properly, Tom is a Dream Watchman. He has fallen into a comfortable routine of watching and observing. The lack of interaction has become very comfortable to him. He enjoys the rules and has never thought to break them. Young, optimistic Julie finds her way out of her dream. In a deal for Julie to reveal her name, Tom must bring Julie along for a few dreams. This leads to Julie breaking all of Tom’s rules and showing him the potential good he can do with his job. Unknowingly, Julie’s childlike thinking gives Tom a new perspective on his purpose in the dream world.