Elizabeth Gray has just lost her job, as she walks slowly in the rain, wondering how she will pay for her sister's medicine a glimmer of hope shines down on her.
In the gutter is a discarded raffle ticket for 'Vight', a popular gaming store. Wishing to prolong having to see and disappoint her younger sister, she decides to visit the store.
Despite the looks she garners for her ragged appearance she wins the 3rd prize: A copy of the newest VR game, 'Everlast Online', set to be released the following day and a high-end 'Voyager' visor to play it with.
EO is the newest leap in gaming technology as a game rendered entirely by an AI known as GAIA, supposedly containing endless possibilities and adventure. But what catches Liz's eye is how the Unified World Bank (UWB) has agreed upon its in-game currency having IRL value, presenting a money making opportunity for her.
Liz decides to take advantage of the opportunity and plans to enter the game in hopes of making enough money for her sister to live happily.
But after a series of random lucky moments Liz finds herself quickly gaining power in this new world.
In her quest for a comfortable life, will Elizabeth become one of the strongest players within Everlast Online?