Theo, a genius surfboard innovator, and Luke, the upcoming journalist, stop the van to camp on the beach at San Simeon. Ships from Asia and Europe brought priceless antiques and art from around the world for the castle being built by William Randolph Hearst, newspaper magnate. Exploring the beach, Luke and Theo stumble on a buried treasure trove from a ship that was lost. They have to hide In a sandy cave from poisonous spiders - and murderous guards who want the treasures for themselves. Luke and Theo are supposed to be keeping the son of Luke’s friend and lawyer out of trouble. But the kid’s a poker genius, and they have to send him off to get the van fixed, while they hide out from the Hearst Castle guards, intent on smuggling drugs, people, and hidden treasure. Multilevel plots thicken as Luke and friends struggle to escape the blessings and trials of new found wealth, leading them into a treasure-trove of love, incredible characters and unexpected opportunities!