Suppose a guy could come up with a computer program that would tell him how a girl's brain works? Dewitt Fulbean works day and night to solve this problem. Dewitt has a real someone in mind and she lives in the same apartment building. The name on her mailbox is M. Vornellini. Dewitt hasn't gotten past her mailbox. He doesn't want to send premature signals to her brain by doing something rash like, say, starting a conversation. Meanwhile, their parents' meet the old fashioned way and decide to help with Dewitt and Maria's social lives. What happens next is a funny roller coaster ride through love, loss, technology, plumbing, dancing and a misunderstood superhero's curse to Dewitt's discovery of M. Vornellini--Maria.