The story revolves around anthropologist and rainforest researcher Jake Higgins, who wakes up in the jungle on the edge of the Amazon River. He tries to familiarize himself with the surroundings to ensure his survival and to find his lover Mia again. She is a linguist and wants to make the first contact with the indigenous people Yabahuca. The story is told from the first-person perspective by Jake, who notices that his wife is in danger. His only connection to her is through a radio.