The story is about Flame, a little flame that lives in Fire land. He works hard in the noisy mines but he does not like it there. He would rather lie on his back, looking up in the sky daydreaming - which makes him an outsider. One day he sees a strange white creature behind a rock. It looks like a living cloud in the shape of a girl. This turns his world upside down. But the cloud-girl disappears. Looking for her drives him out of Fire land. As he finally finds the girl she proves to be made of cotton. The situation becomes critical as Flame falls in love with her, because how can you be with someone who is so easily burnt?