The enchanted land of the Sierra Estrella holds many secrets. The legend has passed from father to son and young Zip is mesmerized by them. When Achak, his father, disappears, the legend is set aside and the young boy leaves home in search of answers. He finds himself in the middle of the legend as he realizes a truth kept hidden from him by Achak and his mother, Marguerite.
The Dark One knows the truth and works in earnest to keep Zip from his true purpose. He meets Ronnie and Maria, along with a shaman with a habit of disappearing when under attack, and, with their help, gains the courage to face his inner demons and the dark forces of the world before the moon covers the sun.
True purpose is hidden in plain sight. It is meant to be found by looking into the light. This is the story of a young man's quest to find his missing father. His journey takes him through the enchanted Bosque Mesquite, where he meets a guide who leads him to the summit of the Sierra Estrella. On the way he gains the courage to face his inner demons and find his true purpose. This is a tale that brings to life every person's desire to find true meaning