The rolling hills of a little village in Puerto Rico where Elsa lives are covered in tropical forest. Elsa observes with concern the relationship between her son-in-law and her granddaughter. Nonetheless, she continues to go about preparing food, hanging out the washing, feeding the chickens and tending the garden.
When Earth no longer exists, neighboring aliens examine human artifacts that float around in its place—like paleontologists learning about ancient ancestors. This is the story of a curious alien struggling to fit in with his robotic co-workers and how his accidental discovery of a mysterious box full of noise leads his team to an understanding of humanity’s most special gift.