A severe drought is ravaging the land of Nkoko. There is little food, the river is drying up and more of their cattle die each passing day. When Mzee Tilipu sends his son, Leiyan, to seek the help of a rainmaker, they discover that the rains have been held back by a rain monster. The people of Nkoko must send their warriors to hunt down the rain monster before the drought wipes them all out.
But first, Leiyan must prove that he can lead the warriors despite being the youngest of them. Will the warriors overcome their strife and succeed in saving their people?