Tim Tollins is a normal kid with a normal life. He lives with his parents in a nice house, goes to school, and hangs out with his friends. Suddenly, his normal life is gone. His parents are killed and Tim's world is turned upside-down- or more specifically backwards. His parents' deaths reveal many secrets they were hiding from him, including that they were from a completely different world! Snillotia is a place where names are backwards and everyone has powers. But everything isn't peachy. His parents left for a reason. Evil rebels have taken over and Snillotia is slowly being destroyed. As Tim learns more and more about his family, he learns he has a part to play in Snillotia's future. But he's just a kid. Can he really save a whole world?