Ali Fadhil is a bot who lives in Basra Iraq. He loves watching American TV shows and has learned fluent English from watching them. He aslo enjoys playing videos games and football.
The war has just started and he and his family are hiding out in the safe room, his brother's room. They sit and wait through the night until daylight
During the days, Ali sometimes goes into his room to get some proper sleep. Unfortunatley, his father has been gone to do his military duties and has not gome back for weeks.
He and his brothers, Shirzad and Ahmed, like to play football outside. While his little sister, Shireen, stays in and help their mother cook and clean. Their father has still not come home.
The family has to adapt to their father being missing, so Shirzad is the head of the house now. But Ali does not like this as he believes Shirzad is being bossy. But it is revealed that Shirzad does not like being head of the house
The war is over and the family has decided to play a game of Monopoly so they can have fun as a family. They then hear their father in the hallway. Their father comes home and everyone celebrates.