By C. R. Grey
To twelve-year-old Bailey Walker, relatives potential greater than simply relatives. It capability being part of the Animas bond, a harmonious hyperlink that connects people and animals, and courses every little thing in his global. yet Bailey hasn't chanced on his family but, and with no an Animas, he's destined to be an outsider-or worse, lose his brain totally. So whilst he's authorized into the distinguished Fairmount Academy, he's decided to rouse to his Animas as soon as and for all, whether it's a measly worm.
But as soon as there, Bailey can't face up to the pull of the darkish mysteries surrounding the dominion. A endure has been viciously attacked on college grounds, and whilst he and his pals realize symptoms of a ferocious predator within the woods surrounding campus, he is familiar with something's in the market, anything harmful. And Fairmount isn't the one position the place darkness is brewing. within the capital urban, a brand new chief preaches that people needs to assert strength over their kinfolk, enslave them rather than residing as one.
Bailey can't shake the sensation that the basis of the unrest, and the most important to his Awakening, lies in an previous riddle entwined round a good older prophecy-a prophecy which may exhibit the reality in regards to the rightful king of Aldermere. And Bailey could be the just one who can resolve them. The capital's darkish forces will cease at not anything to avoid the prophecy from coming actual. in the event that they prevail, the Animas bond might be at risk. Can Bailey support guard the Animas bond whereas nonetheless attempting to wake up to his personal? during this first installment of the gripping ANIMAS sequence, the conflict is simply starting.