The stories include: a janitor helps a child inside an orphanage maintain a reality only he can see. A young man lives blissfully among spirits in a graveyard. A priest tries to avert tragedy between a conflicted couple. A peaceful world, free of contradiction, is turned upside-down by a movement of self-importance. A man trying to capture the beauty of endangered tigers on film encounters poachers. A French lieutenant returns to his home town after WWI to find it very changed.