"You know, you're much more obnoxious in person." "I've been told," Jay Banning replied, his fists stuffed into the pocket of his light wash jeans. "Not much really recently. No idea why." His voice dripped with sarcasm. He grinned at her sideways. For someone who had been so vibrant alive, he didn't seem too torn up about being dead. - Kat has no idea what she wants to do with her life. Her small circle of friends are into heavy metal and punk but her guilty pleasure is seeing the indie shoegaze frontman Jay Banning perform with his band, The Kumquats. One day Jay disappears without a trace and the band disbands. Not long after, Kat finds a translucent Jay wandering the halls of her school. What happened to Jay Banning?