The first in a series of books following the tormented journey of Eugene, an average young courier driver, tricked into taking part in a magical tournament far beyond anything his simplistic imagination could have prepared him for.
Aided by his new companions, he must battle his way through each stage of the competition - if he can stay alive long enough to actually get there that is. More
eugene is an average young man, in an average job with an average life, it's not the most exhilarating existance but for him it's just fine.
one night however, while on his way to london to make a delivery, eugene carelessly makes a wrong turn leading to him unwittingly picking up a mysteriously attired hitch-hiker in the process.
he soon realises that nothing about his new passenger is as it seems and one simple wrong turn can be all it takes to turn his average easygoing existance completely upside down. he soon finds himself thrown head first into the beating heart of a world far beyond anything he could have possibly imagined, a world that is none too pleased to have him there, and forced to take part in a tournament he has a snowball's chance in hell of making it through alive.