In this novel, Aura Xilonen deals with the social problems, loneliness, and fear that migrants face, but also with the love. Liborio is a Mexican young man, a mojado who crossed the Río Bravo and moved to the US in search of a better future. When he gets the chance to work at a bookstore, he fuels his erotic fantasies by watching girls. One day, he meets one of the objects of his fantasies and she brings meaning to his life. Then, his story takes an unexpected turn: he becomes a boxer.