Jordan just wants to become a sailor, but his chances are greatly diminished when a storm at sea leaves him in the custody of pirates. And when he fnds himself sold at a slave auction, the situation gets worse. Or does it? After eavesdropping, Jordan joins the Overturners, a secret group that battles pirates across the sea. Even better, they offer Jordan what he needs the most: a ride home. But what will happen on the way? With the help of unexpected friends, Jordan will do whatever it takes to return home.