Mr. Tim is strolling down the street and he is walking his pet butterfly named Belight. The pair of friends are headed towards the Carnival in Los Angeles. Word spreads about Tim and his companion, eventually leading to men and women of all ages flocking to this rare sight. They have never seen a giant butterfly before, let alone one that was serving as an enormous pet. It's wintertime but Mr. Tim is feeling good because he has a lot of people cheering him on, and the smell of cotton candy keeps him energized.
The closer they get, the darker the clouds become. The wind picks up and Belight begins struggling to maintain her flight path. Mr. Tim decides that they need to drive so that Belight doesn't get swept away. A storm blows in and creates mass chaos, leading to Tim and Belight getting lost. It gets dark very quick and the dynamic duo end up in New Orleans.
Tim and Belight decide to make the best of it, and they start participating in Mardi Gras events. Belight gets tired and decides that they need to rest for the night. Mr. Tim rents a motel room and the two hunker down for the night. Eventually, Tim and Belight realize that they are developing feelings for each other. Tim falls asleep and when he wakes up, he sees that Belight isn't there. Tim sees a note on his pillow that reads, "Sorry Tim, I am a butterfly who wants to be free."
Tim stays in New Orleans and finds happiness with another butterfly. As for Belight, she is caught up in a windstorm to never be hear