A thousand years have passed since the dreaded Wyrm King nearly succeeded in enslaving the townspeople of Wormwell. Now memories of the Wyrm King have faded to nothing more than fireside tales and nursery rhymes. But the Wyrm King has been waiting, and plotting, and his patience has finally been rewarded. Powerful people in the town want the Wyrm King to return, and they will stop at nothing to achieve their goal.
Only Emily and Sam stand between these powerful forces and the destruction of Wormwell. But what can two twelve-year olds do against such evil? Their quest to uncover the conspiracy and stop the Wyrm King will take every last measure of their courage, invention and determination.