Janice is afraid of swimming but she doesn’t want anyone to know. She tries to practice on her own and almost drowns when she is saved by a boy living in the lake. They become good friends and Janice is happy to have a new friend. She returns often to the lake to seek his company. One day the boy turns up at Creepschool. He has transformed himself so that he can live out of water. Janice is happy at first but after a while she becomes quite annoyed by the boy. He follows here everywhere she goes and has a very hard time adjusting. He misses his own universe and finds the new world strange and hostile. He returns to the water and Janice wins the swimming-contest with his help.