For 15-year-old Thomas, life took a strange turn one night when he lost his family and his home. What made it worse was he was now in possession of an ancient artifact and charged with protecting it from the evil powers that took his family. A delinquent, he found no help from the law and he didn't know who he could trust. it was up to him to find his way in this strange, new world. Who would he turn to and how far was he supposed to protect this artifact from that which lives in shadows? The future of the world lay in his hands; could he hold on?