Lucas Lytle is used to being the new kid in school. He's twelve years old --- and he's already been in eight different schools. When everybody from the bullies to the nerds pick on him, he feels like he's cursed. Then, all at once strange and horrible things start to happen to his enemies. At first Lucas is confused. But then he begins to enjoy it --- until it becomes too frightening for him to handle and he is TOO SCARED TO SCREAM!!!