“It’s your fate- this wretched bad karma of yours- that’s the problem,” said Uncle Alfred. “Unless you put right what you did wrong in your previous life-and put it right now-you are going to be horribly and painfully dead before the year’s out.”
Conrad is young, good at heart, and yet is apparently suffering from the effects of such bad karma that there is nothing in his future but terrible things. Unless he can alter his circumstances-well, to be brutally honest, he is DOOMED.
Conrad is sent in disguise to Stallery Mansion, to infiltrate the magical fortress that has power over the whole town of Stallchester, and to discover the identity of the person who is affecting his Fate so badly. His mission is clear- get rid of them! But can any plan really be that simple and straightforward? Of course it can’t! And things start to go even more strangely for Conrad from the moment he meets the boy called Christopher….