Alex Filby is your average boy who loves video games. He promised his mom and dad after he beat a game he would go outside. He beats the game and is forced outside. His mom sets him up for a “playdate” at age 10, and is set up to play with an inventor, who got a newer video game than the one Alex had played. he modified the suits so that they can, according to Herbert, walk through walls. They go to Alex’s playhouse that his parents got him in honor of beating the game, you could say, and when they flick on the suits, are sucked into a wormhole. Where does it lead? Will they be stuck there? Read the book to find out!