Lewis, a computer student, works obsessively on his personal computer, Vanessa, trying to lock down a code which will enable the computer 'Vanessa' to materialise into a hologramatcial 'real' being - his perfect woman. Jessica has feelings for Lewis but he barely notices her. Steve, concerned with Lewis' obsessive behaviour. Jessica enlists Steve's help and arranges to go round to their student house on the premise of seeing Steve, but with the intention of spending time with Lewis. Lewis' dreams and reality begin to blur into one another resulting in a dalliance with Jessica. Computer Vanessa has a spark of jealousy and does all in her power to keep Lewis all to herself.