Not many have traversed into the Darkwood and found their way out....will you?
A terrible tragedy has stolen Lila Dunleavy's voice. She left her husband, as he was dying a painful death, accompanied only by their 13 year old daughter, Maeve. Even five years later, she cannot summon her voice to tell Maeve where she had gone on that horrible night. Lila begins to write.
On little bits of parchment, she begins to recount her past- told much in the form of a goodnight tale. Only there are some dark secrets to unearth in the process of releasing the truth. Will Maeve be able to accept her own destiny?
In Lila's scripts, Avery is a new king, his father now dead. He has failed his family and his newly inherited kingdom. Something precious and vital goes missing from the castle...and Avery knows who has it.
He ventures into the Darkwood Forest searching for Demouri. She, a sorceress to contend with, will not make his quest an easy one. The forest itself seems to breathe and watch his every move. Along his travels, he meets with frustration and fear but he makes a few loyal freinds along the way. Can they help him to confidently tackle Demouri or will all be lost?