"I picked this up last night around ten o'clock and decided to read the first chapter before nestling down for bed. About an hour and a half later, I had finished the slim novel and was chatting it up with my wife about how incredible it was. Personally, I tend to shy away from young adult novels. My wife, however, gobbles them up as if they're ice cream sundaes on a hot day. After reading this book, I finally realize why."
When Cayden is taken from his town by two mysterious soldiers, he embarks on a journey that will shake the world to its very core.
Cayden has never really fit in with the other boys in his village. Picked on for his lack of parents and his strange golden eye, he usually keeps to himself, daydreaming about a massive tree towering over a city of white and diamond. Little does he know, the city from his dreams is real.
On a quest to discover the secrets of his past, he encounters men made of glittering metal, trees that float through the sky like birds, and new friends who will help him bring balance to a world thrown into war.