Derek Monsoon is the quiet teenage son of a well-respected pediatrician and one of the world’s most foremost heart surgeons, a workaholic born and raised in in a small African village in the Democratic Republic of Congo. When his father plans a trip for him to the Congo with a group of other kids, Derek thinks he is just trying to get rid of him for a few weeks. But as he heads to Africa, Derek has no idea of the adventure that lies ahead.
Derek and his young travel companions have nothing in common. When they arrive in the Congo, their mystical powers are unveiled, helping them to develop their strengths and ultimately become part of a legend necessary to save the Virunga National Park from poachers. As the teens face danger and death, they bond through their many challenges while risking their lives to save each other. Now opportunity and the truth await Derek. Will he grow into the powerful leader he was born to be and claim his true destiny?
In this entertaining fantasy adventure, a teenager travels from America to the Congo where he and his travel companions must use their newly-discovered powers to save a national park from poachers.