Fiction And Other Realities is the story of Bobby Choy (playing himself), a Korean American residing in New York City, who feels like a stranger in the country he was born in. After his father's death, he starts writing sad songs, though he does not perform very often. Mostly, he just practices in his bathtub, singing softly because of the thin walls of the apartment he shares with his mom. Bobby's friend Billy (Todd Goble), the lead singer of the band Paper Kings, offers him a job as a roadie for the band's upcoming tour, which includes a stop in Seoul, South Korea. Bobby is hesitant at first, as he would be away from his mom and the only society he truly knows. However, after mulling over the pros and cons at his telemarketing job, he decides to take the opportunity and learn about where his parents grew up. There he meets Ina (m(Hwa-Young Im), a young women who performs for fun and is in currently attending grad school.