One of the major characters in the show, Colin Ford, is a 13 year old student and one of the 24 survivors in the dome. With his parents on the outside and his sister missing, he is on his own. He is extremely intelligent and is one of the first to try and figure out what the dome is and why it is there. He soon becomes one of the two people who seemingly show signs of being connected to the dome in some way. He also soon starts helping a mysterious man named Barbie who got stuck on his way out of town by the dome.
If you would like to watch the show you can find the first episodes on youku.