Timothy Higgins decides he’s had enough. He’s the saddest boy in the world, besieged by one tragedy after another: he’s always picked last, passed over by kidnappers, and all his pets ran away.
Under prescription drugs, life seems even bleaker than before.
On the occasion of his ninth birthday, a stifling, melancholic event, Timothy decides that he’ll put on a show-stopper: his suicide.
But not before the ice cream truck stops!