Devastated by the mysterious disappearance of his scientist father, Paul discovers that a deck of cards they used to play with can talk and move. Paul and the card people grapple with a power-hungry inventor whose weapons threaten to destroy the world. This middle-grade adventure novel will rivet young readers with its vibrant blend of science fiction and the challenges of coming of age.
Devastated by the mysterious disappearance of his father, Paul sees a deck of cards they had used begin moving on its own. Soon the card people plead for help in their battle against the brutal scissors people. Paul begins to unravel the secret of the card people and his father's quest to make the world safe again.