A political speech writer is kidnapped by aliens while on a camping trip trying to get over his divorce. He wakes to find himself trapped in a powerful body of stone. Escaping from the aliens he attempts to lead a heroic magnificent life using the strength given by his new body.
Concrete tries to use his body for noble endeavors, such as helping out on a family farm. Later, Concrete climbs Mount Everest, becomes involved with a group of hardline environmental militants, and reluctantly agrees to become the spokesperson of a campaign to voluntarily reduce the Earth’s population.
Unfortunately, giant stone hands make daily life difficult and despite his good intentions Concrete’s plans don’t always work out.