Ten year old, Harvey Swick is bored in his room during February on a normal day where nothing is happening.
Rictus who arrives flying to Harvey's room persuades Harvey to go to the Holiday House where everything is fun.
Trials and Tests
Harvey goes with Rictus on his way to school to see this beautiful. fun house that Rictus is talking about.
Ms. Griffin lives in the Holiday House and is the one that explains everything about the house and how the magic works. Lulu, who is Harvey's age in the house, stands by his side and gives him other important information about the house too.
First Harvey figures out that there is something fishy going on with the house. Next Harvey escapes with Wendell, who is his friend, through the mist back to the real world. Another test is when Harvey goes back into the house and destroys Marr, Jive, and Carna who work with Hood who is the owner of the house.
Harvey takes on Hood who is actually the house and kills Rictus. Harvey tricks Hood into wearing all of his magic out and then he finally must stop.