Stanley Grubb is a very boring man who hasn't done anything interesting in his life. He lives in a time when every person has a conscious shadow, and his shadow is very bold and adventurous. It's hard being an adventurous shadow to a man whose life is so dull, but things take a turn for the exciting when Stanley learns of a plot for an evil shadow to attempt world domination. Suddenly, it's up to this timid man to stop the danger from occurring. His shadow is finally going to have the chance to be part of something very exciting.