In Bright Past, you're a girl named Alex Nash, and you live in Pastville. The place where you live is extremely boring, and there's nothing ever going on. Since you were a child, your goal has been to become an investigative journalist to fight injustice around the world. Life isn't all peaches and cream, and there's plenty of shit that you have to deal with as well. Somehow you'll need to manage the shit that comes your way with your dreams of becoming the journalist you've always hoped to be.