Vitus had shown symptoms of genius at an extremely young age, such as reading encyclopedias when he was still in kindergarten. Had already achieved mastery of the piano by the age of five. Vitus longs for a typical upbringing, but his parents put undue pressure on him to pursue a career in music, despite their good intentions. Vitus concocts a medical emergency with the assistance of his grandfather. He makes a quick fortune in the stock market to pursue his interest in aviation.