Lonely and orphaned, Caramath knows his life will never be a fairy tale.
But when dark and dangerous characters from his favourite book descend upon the kingdom, Caramath finally gets a chance to escape boring life.
Yet to save himself, and the villagers, from the clutches of the Shadow Snatchers, Caramath must first find the courage to breach uncharted lands full of dark and dangerous magic.
With the help of a book once thought fiction, and a surprising alliance with a headstrong princess, Caramath battles against evil curses and mysterious perils and discovers mythical creatures, both friend and foe.
But even with a heart full of courage, Caramath has no idea of the dangers, or the destiny, that awaits him . . .