Two years have passed since Henry left the Faerie Realm. And he is about to discover that much has changed since his last visit. Living a normal life in the Analogue World, Henry is shocked when his old friend Pyrgus shows up with terrible news. A mysterious plague is decimating the Faeries of the Light, causing them to age prematurely, and even Henry's mentor Mr. Fogarty is ill. Compelled to help, Henry travels back to the Faerie Realm to find a cure and to repair his relationship with the Faerie Queen, Holly Blue.
"I want to like it, I really do."
Henry doesn't think he'll ever be able to get his mind off his parents' divorce. That is, until he meets Pyrgus Malvae, prince of the faerie world. Now Henry must help Pyrgus return home to fight the evil Faeries of the Night.
"One of the best books I've listened to!"
The emperor of the enchanted Faerie Realm has been murdered and now Pyrgus, his son, is the Emperor Elect. As Pyrgus contemplates his new responsibilities as emperor, his father's body is stolen! Hairstreak, evil leader of the Faeries of the Night, and his wicked henchmen have resurrected it as a zombie and plan to take control of the kingdom. Pyrgus and his courageous sister Holly Blue are banished from the realm and stripped of their magical powers.
"Much better than Faire Wars"
The worlds of the Faeries of the Light and the Faeries of the Night are always at war. Ruler of the Faeries of the Light Queen Holly Blue, and her brother Pyrgus, must always be on the lookout for the evil schemes of their foe from the other side, Lord Hairstreak. Queen Blue is suspicious when Hairstreak proposes a truce between the warring faeries. While they debate this treaty, the faerie demons of the night plot a hostile takeover
"did not like it"