Allen is fourteen and he can’t take it anymore. The only clue he has to his past is a gold spiral pendant with an orange gem in its center. His uncle will not listen, but doesn’t Allen have the right to know who he is and where he comes from? When a stranger shows up with answers, Allen discovers that the truth may be more than he can handle. Finding himself surrounded by monsters and magic, it will take all his training just to stay alive. With the help of his best friends and some new friends, Allen unravels many amazing secrets and begins the greatest adventure of his life.