Talorel, a student of the stunt flying academy in Heaven, is close to pass the crucial final exam that would turn him from a candidate into a real angel. Yet, after a collision with an unknown flying object he crashes – on planet earth in the 19th century, near the town of “Heaven’s Hope”. If the archangels should find out that he passed the Heavenly Barrier without allowance, Talorel would be cast out forever. No wonder he raises heaven and earth to be back as soon as possible and above all in time for the final exam. Myriel and Azael, Talorel’s friends, also try to help him with being able to fly again by giving more or less useful advice. If there not only were the problem that the town “Heaven’s Hope” is in the firm grip of the Inquisition and that other forces as well have a lively interest in hindering Talorel’s return to heaven…