The story focuses on a 14 year old; Pey, who has committed a crime Pa-Hin (throwing rocks at oncoming cars) with his partner, Tee. In order to keep the news low, his mom decides that Pey must be ordained to become a buddhist novice to escape from the crime he committed as monks cannot be arrested. While Pey remains unnoticed as a criminal by the law, his actions at a sanctuary disturbs a ceremony which was performed in order to "feed" the ghosts of the punished youth. Also, it is here where he has flashbacks of the night he caused his father's accident (and death) by throwing rocks at his car, mistaking him for a normal driver. While seeking repentance, was being punished by an invisible presence hurl rocks at him until he becomes severely disfigured. He attempts to call his mother for help but she only hears a high pitched cry. Pey is then transformed into on the punished ghosts for his crime.