Visions of pulp era heroes fill his thoughts. He dreams big, but harsh reality digs in as he grows up, and he resigns himself to building surveillance drones for the military. After a brief probative period, he's moved into the clandestine world of investigating crashed alien craft. Fascinated beyond anything he thought possible, it's a dream come true.
A strange find leads to obsession. Combined with his lack of social skills it eventually gets him fired. But he's seen too much. A year later he returns and pulls off a bloody heist. Fleeing into the woods, the military in hot pursuit, he makes a mad scramble up the coast.