In Deep Dark Wood : Bella Blackwell, a mysterious old lady, moves in next door to Mia and Rory one wild and stormy night. Soon Mia falls under the old woman's spell and her mind is filled with stories of dragons, giants and a place where ancient magic still exists. Then Mia disappears. In a desperate quest to find his sister, Rory travels to a world he does not believe in, where he must face fierce legendary creatures and terrible dangers. Will the children ever return to the lives they once knew?