When a government agent vanishes in the woods near her new home, Aisling finds herself involved in a mystery, one that began before she was born. Returned to the town of her birth for her last year of high school, she is presented with one surprise after ather. There's a troll living beneath the river bridge, and there is a toll that must be paid to cross. An ancient wolf follows her through the woods, and a strange landlord, who seems to have been waiting for her return... for nearly seventeen years. Aisling finds herself in a struggle to discover her own unusual heritage, and deal with a problem the residents of the woods have given her... saving their world and hers. Now Aisling must plan an attack against an ancient evil as she leads her newfound friends through inter-dimensional portals to battle an enemy as old as time itself.