Liz Allister is ambitious. Liz learns that the world has even more in store for her than even she imagined. In the endless corridors and dark corners of her eccentric house she finds a secret that will send her on a colossal adventure where she will be required to risk everything including her life. Liz's quest takes her across the colorful backdrop of Duura, a land of lost tribes, ugly sticks, bed snakes, tidal sand, bouncing bartles, assassins, evil armies, fortified cities and a personable blue war elephant. Finding the way into Duura was difficult but finding the way home may be impossible.