Thirty-something Euterpe, who's just recently broken up with her boyfriend, stumbles in her drunkenness in the middle of a ritual performed by a mysterious amateur wizard, Paris, at the very moment of a rare and very powerful planetary alignment. She escapes the encounter in one piece, not without having first indadvertedly - and without realising it - the "gift" that the wizard was planning on producing for himself through this ceremony: The power to have whatever you say happen.