A mysterious device called the weißgerät transports down-and-out Dick Klaxon to another world, governed by (seemingly?) benevolent A.I., where he is given the chance to live out a more fulfilling life; only, he can’t seem to remember his old life, and a cast of increasingly absurd characters serve to distract him from . . . what was he supposed to do again? Mysteries arise; Allusions to Japanese pop-culture abound; identities implode.