Wishes, as we know, can be dangerous things – especially when they involve the death of your violent stepfather…
But when you’re almost fourteen and struggling to cope with a world into which you don’t seem to fit, that doesn’t always matter.
Join the unlikeliest of heroes as he discovers there is more to the world – and to reality – than you might think.
Just as he meets a boy who seems to offer new hope and love in the world, life changes beyond recognition; his destiny, alas, is not his own. He must learn to fight or die – and to serve the whims of the terrifying Pale Lady, who seeks to craft him into the perfect weapon.
Life will never be the same again.
Will he survive? That remains to be seen. But even when all seems lost, there is always hope: a desperate spark that forces him to think about the future and confront the unthinkable.