This is a story about a candy maker named Thomas Who travels from his voluntary society of Libertania, to the statist country of Conformia to sell his candy. The story shows how a lover of liberty reacts to all the trials and tribulations of such a trip. In Libertania all the people are multicolored, all the colors of the rainbow. Yet in Conformia the people are either red or blue. During his adventure he helps teach these red and blue folks the wonderful ideals of liberty and you see how they learn and change.