Tomtra and his 100th removed cousin, Mangus, have inherited a faery burgh in Lapland, Finland. After 100 years of living together, Tomtra is at his wits end with his disgruntled, grumpy cousin. When he goes to the King of the Waning Year's home in search of advice, the King suggests that he be a traveler. After pondering the idea, Tomtra agrees, and off he goes into the unusual, wacky, and adventurous world of faery folk…This book is the prequel to the faery folk series. Book 2 is called "Bridge of Sighs."