Our favorite book in this series for boys and girls, finds fourteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon, a loyal friend, sports star, devoted pet owner — and traveler — along with his uncle Press, Bobby visiting the alternate dimension of Denduron and participating in a civil war. Bobby's also waded through the endangered underwater territory of Cloral. Now Bobby once again finds himself thrust beyond the boundaries of time and space into a place that seems somewhat familiar: First Earth.
Bobby and the Traveler from Cloral — Spader — have flumed to New York City, 1937. Against a backdrop of gangsters, swing music, and the distant sound of a brewing war, the two must uncover the evil Saint Dane's newest plot. But is Bobby ready for the difficult choices ahead?