An orphan with memory of her past, Gabrielle's only guidance is a mysterious Voice that tells her she is t like other children; that she is on a quest that will lead her home. Gabrielle is placed in a foster home with a childless couple, Jane and Phil Calvert. Strange things are happening at the Calvert house. A swarm of moths appears in Gabrielle's bedroom and almost suffocates her; then she is attacked in the attic by a huge army of spiders. Who - or what - is behind the creepy events at the house? And why is Gabrielle the only one who can perceive them? Is this part of her quest? And if it is, can Gabrielle unravel the mystery before it is too late?