Fourteen-year-old Thomas can’t resist sneaking into the basement to see if his parents have bought him the robot he wants for his birthday. And guess what? They have! But when the impatient Thomas flips the robot’s switch, something absolutely terrifying happens…something so bizarre that Thomas knows his family will never believe it. But his best friends Nelson and Nelina take him at his word. Together the three friends launch an investigation all by themselves – and that’s when things really get weird. As the young detectives delve deeper, the astonishing things they uncover not only threaten to put their own lives into danger, but may jeopardize the whole world.