Zane spends every day exploring the sleeping volcano in his backyard. A mysterious girl named Brooks shows up at Zane's doorstep, insisting that they meet at the volcano. Brooks tells him that the volcano is actually a centuries-old prison for the Maya god of death, whose destiny is directly tied to Zane's. Brooks shows him that he is at the center of an ancient prophecy that could mean the destruction of the world. Zane finds himself entangled in a web of secrets, on a quest that will take him far from home.