"The people of this land had simply vanished. They had left meals half-eaten, jobs half-done. Everywhere was the debris of daily life – knives, forks, spoons, tools, pens and pencils. There were tables carefully laid with plates of fossilised food, and there were work-desks spread with important-looking documents. Human life had once bustled and hummed in this city, but then mid-sentence everything had just ...
This was now the realm of spiders. With a hundred years of patient industry, they had covered their world with a blanket of silk. After an age of black stillness, movement had finally returned to this lifeless place with a silent ripple. Cobwebs feeling their first breeze in a century."
Three small town kids from New Zealand are thrown without warning into a world of breathtaking beauty and terrifying danger. As they set out to discover why the people of this land had so suddenly disappeared, they let loose the very cause. The events that follow will change their lives in both their new world and the real one.
Somewhen is no easy tale; it is a story of adventure and adversity, of crimes worse than weak souls can bear; of a terrifying hag, of cannibalism, murder … and a teacher who loves times-tables. It is a tale of bravery and fear, of laughter and crumbling castles, of sadness, vengeance and happiness.
But more than anything else, it is a tale about a bunch of kids who refuse to be boring.