The industrious Blue Mice of the North love to make money. In an effort to satisfy their greed, they decide to go to war with the passive Red Mice of the South. The Blue Mice, looking for any reason to start conflict, initiate battle after noticing that the Red Mice prefer a different type of cheese than they do. It’s a story as absurd as it is meaningful. These mice must learn to accept one another’s differences if they ever hope to succeed as a species.