Only an 11 year old boy realizes that his father has disappeared and has to go to an alien world to rescue him and prevent the destruction of the earth.
Nadine goes to pick up Nick at the babysitter; Karl is not with her, and she is driving!! Nick asks where’s his dad and why is she driving. Nadine tells him his father died 7 years ago, he goes ballistic. In school Nick is held back from attacking a student and tells the teachers that it was a huge snake. This, compounded with the father episode has him committed to a psych hospital. In the hospital he meets the two aliens whose ship landed on earth. They tell him what occurred and why, and that they have to get his father before it’s too late,
On the parallel earth while Karl is asleep, his alien wife and son suck a liquid out of his eye. This liquid is very rare and is their life source, what they get from Karl is of extremely high quality. He is taken to their leader to be used as a donor. The leader launches an attack on earth to secure more of the liquid. Nick also has the liquid in addition to a special power; his special power along with huge quantities of salt is used to save his father and the earth.