This is the story of a young couple who go on a hitchhiking odyssey across the country in the 1970s, hoping to find a new life for themselves. The protagonist is an artist and a self-styled “searcher” who uses the I Ching for interpreting the random situations inherent to this adventure. The I Ching is also used to find a place to stop and settle down, leading to the couple’s marriage. This culmination of chance events leads to the discovery of the author’s real father. How will this reunion turn out? And after all the harrowing adventures the couple faced crisscrossing the States will their relationship survive or change?