Ulysses gets sucked up by a vacuum and he gets superpowers. The setting is present day at Flora's house and Dr.Meescham's apartment. The main characters are Flora, and Ulysses and Flora's mom (mrs. Buckman).
Flora's mom wanted to kill Ulysses so Flora would stop acting strange. Flora's mom wanted her to be normal to make some friends.
Why do you have your moms lamp
Floras mom tells her dad to kill Ulysses because she wants Flora to be normal , make friends, and stop reading comic books in her room all the time.
Flora mom kidnaps Ulysses because she thinks Flora is strange. So Floras mom wants Flora to make friends and to be normal. She takes him into the woods to try and kill him.
Flora realizes her mom kidnapped Ulysses and Flora asks William for help because she trust him. So Flora goes to get William Spiver in the middle of the night and tooite finds him talking to Flora through the window. So they Get in the car in the middle of the night to find Floras mom. Ulysses goes to Dr. Meescham's to see if Flora was there but she was not there. Flora finds Ulysses at Dr. Meeschams.
Flora mom finds her safe, and doesn't care if she is strange. Floras mom was happy how Flora was she didn't care how strange Flora was at all.