Fernella, the Mayor’s seventh daughter, must find her magic before he will give his blessings to her marriage with Freddie, the village inventor, but Fernella doesn’t care about magic, all she wants is to be a married woman like her other Pixie sisters. When humans develop the land near Fernville, she and Freddie take off in Freddie’s flyer to find a new place in the foothills of Mount Hood where the Pixies can live in safety. A crash leaves Freddie badly hurt. Fernella, Injured herself, strikes out alone and braves the imp infested Oregon forest to find help. She meets the mischievous shape-changer, Puk-Wud-Jie, who promises to help her find her magic. When Imps attack Fernella, she escapes by jumping into a mole hole, only to become imprisoned in their underground dungeons. Can Fernella escape in time to get help to save Freddie? And does she ever find her magic?