The regional center is not the center of paradise, but a small settlement, lost in the Orenburg steppes. the bus station, where regular buses arrive from all over the area, is a place of meeting and parting. This is where Radik, the protagonist of the story, comes to meet his older sister Rita, who is to take custody of him and his brothers and sisters. A large amount of money falls into the hands of the boy, which he wants to appropriate. But money is always a temptation. And temptation is where the main plot of humanity began.