business that stole magical creatures from Eidolon to sell to England's
rich and curious -- would prevent the Secret Country from fading away into
ruin. However, it soon becomes clear that the evil, dog-headed Dodman's
reign of terror has only just begun.
Ben's mother, Queen Isadora, returns to her homeland to lead its creatures
against the Dodman. Unwilling to be left behind, Ben's sister, Ellie,
crosses into the Secret Country and walks straight into a trap. Ben and his
father follow close behind, and soon the entire Arnold family is scattered
across Eidolon's magical and dangerous terrain. The Arnold children are
destined to save the Secret Country, but first they must save each other.