Abby McDonald works harder than anyone to keep her straight A's, along with her scholarship, even at the cost of not having much of a social life. Her understanding boyfriend, David, wants her to relax a little, but Abby is driven to succeed. She can't let her emotions get in the way. Plunging into a demanding schedule, she blows off the rumors of a vicious monster on campus--it must be a fraternity prank or drama club performance. The only time left to tackle her annoying chemistry project is late at night, which happens to be when her strange classmate Stan likes to work too. It's better to be with someone than to be alone . . . right?