Henry Trade purchased an exotic tin of strangely different black pekoe tea, and upon drinking a cup, was transported 11,000 years backward in time.
Somehow his destiny in this mystical and dangerous Earth was dependent on a 12-year-old boy who possessed awesome powers. Somehow he must win the battle of wills with the boy, so they could move swiftly on to the larger and most important war.
A creeping evil presence threatened the existence of time itself, and only Henry Trade had the power to thwart it. With a band of fierce warriors and magical cave dwellers and faeries, he began his epic journey toward a distant city and a nightmare confrontation to save Earth's future. (back cover)