Ryan Shepard is a high school senior when he loses his father in a tragic accident. He begins his descent into hopelessness and misbehavior until a violent storm bursts through his small town of Vance Bridge, leaving a mysterious trinket. Ryan discovers a peculiar golden key and keeps it, not knowing his life is about to change forever.
The key unlocks a wondrous world of exotic surroundings and extraordinary magic. Without looking back, Ryan sets foot into this majestic land and begins his journey. As he travels he is caught between two opposing sides of war for the Realm. One side works for good, while the other is a dark and sinister force with the intent to destroy.
It’s a race against time, as Ryan attempts to save the Realm from total desolation. Meanwhile, he struggles to defeat the demons inside and cope with the loss of his father. Ryan feels certain he is the answer to ending the war, but in order to do so, he must first rediscover love and trust in the resilience of the human spirit.