Shalla Bal embarks on a journey to Earth to find her beloved Norrin Radd with an evil scientist. They have a bargain that if the Surfer has found another, she must marry him as payment for the trip. On Earth, the Silver Surfer once again tries to live as a human, this time in South America in a country which has been occupied by a revolutionary government. When a woman who has saved the Surfer is captured, the Surfer returns the favor to her. His payment is a kiss, but at an unfortunate time, as just then Shalla Bal sees him for the first time!