Alex Griffon is an ordinary boy living in an ordinary world until strange things begin to happen. Visions of future events, seeing things one else can, and troubles with teachers are just the start of his adventure. When his mother dies of cancer and he must live with his grandparents, he discovers a that he possesses magic and must attend a special school in a whole new world - one that features fairies, demons, wizards, witches, and a whole pantheon of creatures he'd been raised to believe did t exist. His new world is strange, beautiful, and dangerous. Cursed by dark wizards, Alex must learn to master his magic, make new friends, and undo his curse before time runs out.